William Cowper

(26 November 1731 – 25 April 1800 / Hertfordshire)

William Cowper Poems

41. That Nature Is Not Subject To Decay (Translated From Milton) 4/13/2010
42. The Distress'D Travellers; Or, Labour In Vain 4/13/2010
43. The Dog And The Water Lily. No Fable 4/13/2010
44. The Judgement Of The Poets 4/13/2010
45. The Nativity 4/13/2010
46. To Dr. Austin, Of Cecil Street, London 4/13/2010
47. To Giovanni Salzilli, A Roman Poet, In His Illness. Scazons (Translated From Milton) 4/13/2010
48. To John Johnson, On His Presenting Me With An Antique Bust Of Homer 4/13/2010
49. To Miss C-----, On Her Birthday 4/13/2010
50. To Mr. John Rouse, Librarian Of The University Of Oxford. (Translated From Milton) 4/13/2010
51. To Mrs. Newton 4/13/2010
52. To Mrs. Throckmorton, On Her Beautiful Transcript Of Horace's Ode Ad Librum Suum 4/13/2010
53. To My Cousin, Anne Bodham, On Receiving From Her A Network Purse, Made By Herself 4/13/2010
54. To Sir Joshua Reynolds 4/13/2010
55. To The Rev. William Cawthorne Unwin 4/13/2010
56. To The Reverend William Bull 4/13/2010
57. To The Spanish Admiral Count Gravina 4/13/2010
58. To The Rev. Mr. Newton, On His Return From Ramsgate 4/13/2010
59. Truth And Divine Love Rejected By The World 4/13/2010
60. Upon A Venerable Rival 4/13/2010
61. Verses Printed By Himself On A Flood At Olney 4/13/2010
62. Translation Of Prior's Chloe And Euphelia 4/13/2010
63. To The Rev. Mr. Newton : An Invitation Into The Country 4/13/2010
64. To Demosthenes 4/13/2010
65. To My Father (Translated From Milton) 4/13/2010
66. To Mrs. King, On Her Kind Present To The Author, A Patchwork Counterpane Of Her Own Making 4/13/2010
67. To Health (From The Greek) 4/13/2010
68. To Giovanni Battista Manso, Marquis Of Villa. (Translated From Milton) 4/13/2010
69. The Ice Palace 4/13/2010
70. The Love Of God The End Of Life 4/13/2010
71. The Poet's New-Year's Gift. To Mrs. (Afterwards Lady) Throckmorton 4/13/2010
72. The Salad. By Virgil 4/13/2010
73. The Secrets Of Divine Love Are To Be Kept 4/13/2010
74. The Cricket 4/13/2010
75. The Cantab 4/13/2010
76. The Cause Won 4/13/2010
77. The Cock-Fighter's Garland 4/13/2010
78. Stanzas Subjoined To The Yearly Bill Of Mortality Of The Parish Of All-Saints, Northampton. Anno Domini 1792 4/13/2010
79. Strada's Nightingale 4/13/2010
80. Sonnet Iii. Canzone. (Translated From Milton) 4/13/2010

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  • Ak Bhattacharya (3/7/2016 8:27:00 AM)

    Please provide the analysis of the poem THE SNAIL by William Cowper

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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 ...

Read the full of God Moves In A Mysterious Way

For The Poor

When Hagar found the bottle spent
And wept o'er Ishmael,
A message from the Lord was sent
To guide her to a well.

Should not Elijah's cake and cruse
Convince us at this day,
A gracious God will not refuse
Provisions by the way?

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