William Cowper

(26 November 1731 – 25 April 1800 / Hertfordshire)

William Cowper Poems

121. Sparrows Self-Domesticated In Trinity College, Cambridge 4/13/2010
122. Stanzas On The Late Indecent Liberties Taken With The Remains Of The Great Milton 4/13/2010
123. Stanzas Subjoined To The Yearly Bill Of Mortality Of The Parish Of All-Saints, Northampton. Anno Domini 1790 4/13/2010
124. The Acquiescence Of Pure Love 4/13/2010
125. The Flatting-Mill. An Illustration 4/13/2010
126. The Thracian 4/13/2010
127. The Moralizer Corrected. A Tale 4/13/2010
128. The Love Of The World Reproved: Or, Hypocrisy Detected 4/13/2010
129. Prayer For Children 1/3/2003
130. The Narrow Way 1/3/2003
131. On The Loss Of The Royal George 1/13/2003
132. The New Convert 1/3/2003
133. The Pine-Apple And The Bee 4/13/2010
134. The 5th Satire Of Book I. Of Horace : A Humorous Description Of The Author's Journey From Rome To Brundusium 4/13/2010
135. The 9th Satire Of Book I. Of Horace : The Description Of An Impertinent. Adapted To The Present Times 4/13/2010
136. On The Grasshopper (From The Greek) 4/13/2010
137. On Receiving Heyne's Virgil From Mr. Hayley 4/13/2010
138. The Yearly Distress; Or, Tithing-Time At Stock In Essex 4/13/2010
139. To A Friend In Distress (Translated From Owen) 4/13/2010
140. To A Young Friend, On His Arriving At Cambridge Wet, When No Rain Had Fallen There 4/13/2010
141. To An Afflicted Protestant Lady In France 4/13/2010
142. To The Rev. Mr. Newton, Rector Of St. Mary Woolnoth 4/13/2010
143. To William Hayley, Esq. June 29, 1793. 4/13/2010
144. To Warren Hastings, Esq. 4/13/2010
145. On One Ignorant And Arrogant (Translated From Owen) 4/13/2010
146. Retirement 4/13/2010
147. Reciprocal Kindness The Primary Law Of Nature 4/13/2010
148. The Entire Surrender 4/13/2010
149. The Symptoms Of Love 4/13/2010
150. The Silkworm 4/13/2010
151. The Task: Book V. -- The Winter Morning Walk 4/13/2010
152. The Rose 4/13/2010
153. The Innocent Thief 4/13/2010
154. Tirocinium; Or, A Review Of Schools 4/13/2010
155. Truth 4/13/2010
156. The Light And Glory Of The Word 1/3/2003
157. The Shining Light 1/3/2003
158. The Colubriad 4/13/2010
159. The Joy Of The Cross 4/13/2010
160. The Swallow 4/13/2010
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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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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