William Cowper

(26 November 1731 – 25 April 1800 / Hertfordshire)

William Cowper Poems

441. Adam: A Sacred Drama. Act 2. 4/13/2010
442. Jehovah Our Righteousness 1/3/2003
443. A Comparison. Addressed To A Young Lady 4/13/2010
444. Walking With God 1/3/2003
445. Grace And Providence 1/3/2003
446. Wisdom 1/3/2003
447. Adam: A Sacred Drama. Act 3. 4/13/2010
448. Apology To Delia: For Desiring A Lock Of Her Hair 1/13/2003
449. Addressed To Miss Macartney, Afterwards Mrs. Greville, On Reading The Prayer For Indifference 4/13/2010
450. Light Shining Out Of Darkness 1/3/2003
451. Epitaphium Alterum 4/13/2010
452. A Tale. June 1793 4/13/2010
453. An Apology For Not Showing Her What I Had Wrote 4/13/2010
454. In Seditionem Horrendam, Corruptelis Gallicus Ut Fertue, Londini Nuper Exortam 4/13/2010
455. Dependence 1/3/2003
456. Hatred Of Sin 1/3/2003
457. Joy And Peace In Believing 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 Fable 4/13/2010
462. A Song : On The Green Margin 4/13/2010
463. Hatred And Vengeance, My Eternal Portion 1/20/2003
464. Exhortation To Prayer 1/3/2003
465. Epitaphium Alterum 4/13/2010
466. Lines Written During A Period Of Insanity 1/13/2003
467. Idem Latine Redditum 4/13/2010
468. An Epistle To Joseph Hill, Esq. 4/13/2010
469. Mourning And Longing 1/3/2003
470. The Nightingale And Glow-Worm 4/13/2010
471. A Riddle 4/13/2010
472. Contentment 1/3/2003
473. A Comparison 4/13/2010
474. Abuse Of The Gospel 1/3/2003
475. God Moves In A Mysterious Way 1/13/2003

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

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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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Prayer For Children

Gracious Lord, our children see,
By Thy mercy we are free;
But shall these, alas! remain
Subjects still of Satan's reign?
Israel's young ones, when of old
Pharaoh threaten'd to withhold,
Then Thy messenger said, "No;
Let the children also go!"

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