William Cowper

(26 November 1731 – 25 April 1800 / Hertfordshire)

William Cowper Poems

81. The Morning Dream, A Ballad. To The Tune Of 'Tweed Side.' 4/13/2010
82. The Love Of God The End Of Life 4/13/2010
83. The Salad. By Virgil 4/13/2010
84. The Secrets Of Divine Love Are To Be Kept 4/13/2010
85. The Poet's New-Year's Gift. To Mrs. (Afterwards Lady) Throckmorton 4/13/2010
86. The Cantab 4/13/2010
87. The Cause Won 4/13/2010
88. The Cock-Fighter's Garland 4/13/2010
89. The Cricket 4/13/2010
90. The Ice Palace 4/13/2010
91. Strada's Nightingale 4/13/2010
92. Stanzas Subjoined To The Yearly Bill Of Mortality Of The Parish Of All-Saints, Northampton. Anno Domini 1789 4/13/2010
93. Sonnet Iii. Canzone. (Translated From Milton) 4/13/2010
94. Sonnet Iv. To Charles Diodati. (Translated From Milton) 4/13/2010
95. On The Death Of Mrs. Throckmorton's Bullfinch 4/13/2010
96. Stanzas Subjoined To The Yearly Bill Of Mortality Of The Parish Of All-Saints, Northampton. Anno Domini 1792 4/13/2010
97. Sonnet Addressed To William Hayley, Esq. 4/13/2010
98. Song On Peace 4/13/2010
99. Retalliation 4/13/2010
100. Simple Trust 4/13/2010
101. On The Swallow (From The Greek) 4/13/2010
102. On The Promotion Of Edward Thurlow, Esq. To The Lord High Chancellorship Of England 4/13/2010
103. On Observing Some Names Of Little Note Recorded In The Biographia Britannica 4/13/2010
104. On Mrs. Montague's Feather Hangings 4/13/2010
105. The Waiting Soul 1/3/2003
106. The Task: Book I, The Sofa (Excerpts) 1/1/2004
107. Praise For The Fountain Opened 1/3/2003
108. The Happy Change 1/3/2003
109. Temptation 1/3/2003
110. The Hidden Life 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. Sonnet I. (Translated From Milton) 4/13/2010
118. Sonnet Ii. (Translated From Milton) 4/13/2010
119. Sparrows Self-Domesticated In Trinity College, Cambridge 4/13/2010
120. Stanzas On The Late Indecent Liberties Taken With The Remains Of The Great Milton 4/13/2010

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    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 ...

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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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