William Cowper

(26 November 1731 – 25 April 1800 / Hertfordshire)

William Cowper Poems

41. Sonnet To Henry Cowper, Esq. 4/13/2010
42. Sonnet V. (Translated From Milton) 4/13/2010
43. Sonnet Vi. (Translated From Milton) 4/13/2010
44. Stanzas Subjoined To The Yearly Bill Of Mortality Of The Parish Of All-Saints, Northampton. Anno Domini 1787 4/13/2010
45. Stanzas Subjoined To The Yearly Bill Of Mortality Of The Parish Of All-Saints, Northampton. Anno Domini 1788 4/13/2010
46. Stanzas Subjoined To The Yearly Bill Of Mortality Of The Parish Of All-Saints, Northampton. Anno Domini 1793 4/13/2010
47. Sunset And Sunrise (Translated From Owen) 4/13/2010
48. That Nature Is Not Subject To Decay (Translated From Milton) 4/13/2010
49. The Distress'D Travellers; Or, Labour In Vain 4/13/2010
50. The Dog And The Water Lily. No Fable 4/13/2010
51. The Judgement Of The Poets 4/13/2010
52. The Nativity 4/13/2010
53. The Triumph Of Heavenly Love Desired 4/13/2010
54. The Vicissitudes Experienced In The Christian Life 4/13/2010
55. To Dr. Austin, Of Cecil Street, London 4/13/2010
56. To Giovanni Salzilli, A Roman Poet, In His Illness. Scazons (Translated From Milton) 4/13/2010
57. To John Johnson, On His Presenting Me With An Antique Bust Of Homer 4/13/2010
58. To Miss C-----, On Her Birthday 4/13/2010
59. To Mr. John Rouse, Librarian Of The University Of Oxford. (Translated From Milton) 4/13/2010
60. To Mrs. Newton 4/13/2010
61. To Mrs. Throckmorton, On Her Beautiful Transcript Of Horace's Ode Ad Librum Suum 4/13/2010
62. To My Cousin, Anne Bodham, On Receiving From Her A Network Purse, Made By Herself 4/13/2010
63. To Sir Joshua Reynolds 4/13/2010
64. To The Rev. William Cawthorne Unwin 4/13/2010
65. To The Reverend William Bull 4/13/2010
66. To The Spanish Admiral Count Gravina 4/13/2010
67. To The Rev. Mr. Newton, On His Return From Ramsgate 4/13/2010
68. To The Rev. Mr. Newton : An Invitation Into The Country 4/13/2010
69. Truth And Divine Love Rejected By The World 4/13/2010
70. Upon A Venerable Rival 4/13/2010
71. Verses Printed By Himself On A Flood At Olney 4/13/2010
72. Translation From Virgil. Æneid, Book Viii. Line 18. 4/13/2010
73. Translation Of Prior's Chloe And Euphelia 4/13/2010
74. To Demosthenes 4/13/2010
75. To My Father (Translated From Milton) 4/13/2010
76. To Mrs. King, On Her Kind Present To The Author, A Patchwork Counterpane Of Her Own Making 4/13/2010
77. To Health (From The Greek) 4/13/2010
78. To Giovanni Battista Manso, Marquis Of Villa. (Translated From Milton) 4/13/2010
79. The Winter Nosegay 4/13/2010
80. The Testimony Of Divine Adoption 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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