William Cowper

(26 November 1731 – 25 April 1800 / Hertfordshire)

William Cowper Poems

121. Sonnet I. (Translated From Milton) 4/13/2010
122. Sonnet Ii. (Translated From Milton) 4/13/2010
123. The Thracian 4/13/2010
124. The Valediction 4/13/2010
125. The Tears Of A Painter 4/13/2010
126. To The Nightingale, Which The Author Heard Sing On New Year's Day 4/13/2010
127. Prayer For Children 1/3/2003
128. The Christian 1/3/2003
129. The Narrow Way 1/3/2003
130. On The Loss Of The Royal George 1/13/2003
131. The New Convert 1/3/2003
132. To The Rev. Mr. Newton, Rector Of St. Mary Woolnoth 4/13/2010
133. To A Friend In Distress (Translated From Owen) 4/13/2010
134. To A Young Friend, On His Arriving At Cambridge Wet, When No Rain Had Fallen There 4/13/2010
135. To An Afflicted Protestant Lady In France 4/13/2010
136. The Yearly Distress; Or, Tithing-Time At Stock In Essex 4/13/2010
137. To William Hayley, Esq. June 29, 1793. 4/13/2010
138. On The Grasshopper (From The Greek) 4/13/2010
139. On Receiving Heyne's Virgil From Mr. Hayley 4/13/2010
140. The 5th Satire Of Book I. Of Horace : A Humorous Description Of The Author's Journey From Rome To Brundusium 4/13/2010
141. The 9th Satire Of Book I. Of Horace : The Description Of An Impertinent. Adapted To The Present Times 4/13/2010
142. The Entire Surrender 4/13/2010
143. The Symptoms Of Love 4/13/2010
144. On One Ignorant And Arrogant (Translated From Owen) 4/13/2010
145. Reciprocal Kindness The Primary Law Of Nature 4/13/2010
146. To Warren Hastings, Esq. 4/13/2010
147. To Mrs. Unwin 4/13/2010
148. Song On Peace 4/13/2010
149. The Rose 4/13/2010
150. The Innocent Thief 4/13/2010
151. Truth 4/13/2010
152. The Light And Glory Of The Word 1/3/2003
153. The Shining Light 1/3/2003
154. The Colubriad 4/13/2010
155. The Swallow 4/13/2010
156. The Joy Of The Cross 4/13/2010
157. On The Burning Of Lord Mansfield's Library 4/13/2010
158. Report Of An Adjudged Case 4/13/2010
159. The Maze 4/13/2010
160. The Necessity Of Self–abasement 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 ...

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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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