William Cowper

(26 November 1731 – 25 April 1800 / Hertfordshire)

William Cowper Poems

441. Adam: A Sacred Drama. Act 3. 4/13/2010
442. An Epistle To Robert Lloyd, Esq. 4/13/2010
443. Jehovah Our Righteousness 1/3/2003
444. Hatred Of Sin 1/3/2003
445. Joy And Peace In Believing 1/3/2003
446. A Comparison. Addressed To A Young Lady 4/13/2010
447. Grace And Providence 1/3/2003
448. Wisdom 1/3/2003
449. Apology To Delia: For Desiring A Lock Of Her Hair 1/13/2003
450. Boadicea. An Ode 4/13/2010
451. Addressed To Miss Macartney, Afterwards Mrs. Greville, On Reading The Prayer For Indifference 4/13/2010
452. Light Shining Out Of Darkness 1/3/2003
453. Epitaphium Alterum 4/13/2010
454. A Tale. June 1793 4/13/2010
455. An Apology For Not Showing Her What I Had Wrote 4/13/2010
456. In Seditionem Horrendam, Corruptelis Gallicus Ut Fertue, Londini Nuper Exortam 4/13/2010
457. Dependence 1/3/2003
458. Epitaph On A Hare 3/16/2003
459. Afflictions Sanctified By The Word 1/3/2003
460. A Child Of God Longing To See Him Beloved 4/13/2010
461. A Song : On The Green Margin 4/13/2010
462. Hatred And Vengeance, My Eternal Portion 1/20/2003
463. Exhortation To Prayer 1/3/2003
464. Epitaphium Alterum 4/13/2010
465. Lines Written During A Period Of Insanity 1/13/2003
466. A Fable 4/13/2010
467. Idem Latine Redditum 4/13/2010
468. An Epistle To Joseph Hill, Esq. 4/13/2010
469. The Nightingale And Glow-Worm 4/13/2010
470. Mourning And Longing 1/3/2003
471. A Riddle 4/13/2010
472. Abuse Of The Gospel 1/3/2003
473. Contentment 1/3/2003
474. A Comparison 4/13/2010
475. God Moves In A Mysterious Way 1/13/2003
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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