William Cowper

(26 November 1731 – 25 April 1800 / Hertfordshire)

William Cowper Poems

1. On Opening A Place For Social Prayer 1/3/2003
2. Submission 1/3/2003
3. Seeking The Beloved 1/3/2003
4. Sardis 1/3/2003
5. To Delia: On Her Endeavouring To Conceal Her Grief At Parting 1/13/2003
6. The House Of Prayer 1/3/2003
7. Sonnet To William Wilberforce, Esq. 1/1/2004
8. On The Late Indecent Liberties Taken With The Remains Of Milton 1/13/2003
9. The Task: Book Ii, The Time-Piece (Excerpts) 1/1/2004
10. On Pallas Bathing, From A Hymn Of Callimachus 4/13/2010
11. On Pedigree. From Epicharmus 4/13/2010
12. On Receiving Hayley's Picture 4/13/2010
13. On The Astrologers (From The Greek) 4/13/2010
14. On The Author Of Letters On Literature 4/13/2010
15. On The Death Of The Bishop Of Ely. Anno Aet. 17. (Translated From Milton) 4/13/2010
16. On The Death Of The Vice-Chancellor, A Physician (Translated From Milton) 4/13/2010
17. On The High Price Of Fish 4/13/2010
18. On The Neglect Of Homer 4/13/2010
19. On The Platonic 'Ideal' As It Was Understood By Aristotle. (Translated From Milton) 4/13/2010
20. On The Reed (From The Greek) 4/13/2010
21. On The Same - (On The Burning Of Lord Mansfield's Library) 4/13/2010
22. On The Same By Palladas 4/13/2010
23. On The Queen's Visit To London, The Night Of The 17th March 1789 4/13/2010
24. On The Receipt Of A Hamper. (In The Manner Of Homer) 4/13/2010
25. Ovid. Trist. Lib. V. Elegy Xii. 4/13/2010
26. Pernicious Weed! 4/13/2010
27. R. S. S. 4/13/2010
28. Scenes Favourable To Meditation 4/13/2010
29. See Where The Thames, The Purest Stream 4/13/2010
30. Self–diffidence 4/13/2010
31. Self–love And Truth Incompatible 4/13/2010
32. Repose In God 4/13/2010
33. Song 4/13/2010
34. Song. Written At The Request Of Lady Austen 4/13/2010
35. Sonnet To A Young Lady On Her Birth-Day 4/13/2010
36. Sonnet To George Romney, Esq. On His Picture Of Me In Crayons 4/13/2010
37. Sonnet To Henry Cowper, Esq. 4/13/2010
38. Sonnet V. (Translated From Milton) 4/13/2010
39. Sonnet Vi. (Translated From Milton) 4/13/2010
40. Stanzas Subjoined To The Yearly Bill Of Mortality Of The Parish Of All-Saints, Northampton. Anno Domini 1787 4/13/2010

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Best Poem of William Cowper

God Moves In A Mysterious Way

God moves in a mysterious way
His wonders to perform;
He plants His footsteps in the sea,
And rides upon the storm.

Deep in unfathomable mines
Of never-failing skill
He treasures up His bright designs,
And works His sovereign will.

Ye fearful saints, fresh courage take,
The clouds ye so much dread
Are big with mercy, and shall break
In blessings on your head.

Judge not the Lord by feeble sense,
But trust Him for His grace;
Behind a frowning providence
He hides a smiling face.

His purposes will ripen fast,
Unfolding every ...

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The Sower

(Matthew, xiii.3)

Ye sons of earth prepare the plough,
Break up your fallow ground;
The sower is gone forth to sow,
And scatter blessings round.

The seed that finds a stony soil
Shoots forth a hasty blade;

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