William Cowper

(26 November 1731 – 25 April 1800 / Hertfordshire)

William Cowper Poems

81. The Salad. By Virgil 4/13/2010
82. The Secrets Of Divine Love Are To Be Kept 4/13/2010
83. The Poet's New-Year's Gift. To Mrs. (Afterwards Lady) Throckmorton 4/13/2010
84. The Testimony Of Divine Adoption 4/13/2010
85. The Cantab 4/13/2010
86. The Cause Won 4/13/2010
87. The Cock-Fighter's Garland 4/13/2010
88. The Cricket 4/13/2010
89. The Ice Palace 4/13/2010
90. Strada's Nightingale 4/13/2010
91. Stanzas Subjoined To The Yearly Bill Of Mortality Of The Parish Of All-Saints, Northampton. Anno Domini 1789 4/13/2010
92. Sonnet Iii. Canzone. (Translated From Milton) 4/13/2010
93. Sonnet Iv. To Charles Diodati. (Translated From Milton) 4/13/2010
94. On The Death Of Mrs. Throckmorton's Bullfinch 4/13/2010
95. Stanzas Subjoined To The Yearly Bill Of Mortality Of The Parish Of All-Saints, Northampton. Anno Domini 1792 4/13/2010
96. Sonnet Addressed To William Hayley, Esq. 4/13/2010
97. Song On Peace 4/13/2010
98. Retalliation 4/13/2010
99. Simple Trust 4/13/2010
100. On The Swallow (From The Greek) 4/13/2010
101. On The Promotion Of Edward Thurlow, Esq. To The Lord High Chancellorship Of England 4/13/2010
102. On The Benefit Received By His Majesty From Sea-Bathing, In The Year 1789 4/13/2010
103. On Mrs. Montague's Feather Hangings 4/13/2010
104. On Observing Some Names Of Little Note Recorded In The Biographia Britannica 4/13/2010
105. The Task: Book I, The Sofa (Excerpts) 1/1/2004
106. The Waiting Soul 1/3/2003
107. The Hidden Life 1/3/2003
108. Temptation 1/3/2003
109. Praise For The Fountain Opened 1/3/2003
110. The Happy Change 1/3/2003
111. Prayer For Children 1/3/2003
112. The Christian 1/3/2003
113. The Narrow Way 1/3/2003
114. On Niobe (From The Greek) 4/13/2010
115. On The Death Of Damon. (Translated From Milton) 4/13/2010
116. On The Ice Islands Seen Floating In The German Ocean 4/13/2010
117. Pity For Poor Africans 4/13/2010
118. Sonnet I. (Translated From Milton) 4/13/2010
119. Sonnet Ii. (Translated From Milton) 4/13/2010
120. Sparrows Self-Domesticated In Trinity College, Cambridge 4/13/2010

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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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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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