William Cowper

(26 November 1731 – 25 April 1800 / Hertfordshire)

William Cowper Poems

201. The Diverting History Of John Gilpin, Showing How He Went Farther Than He Intended, And Came Safe Home Again 4/13/2010
202. True And False Comforts 1/3/2003
203. The Task: Book Iii. -- The Garden 4/13/2010
204. The Lily And The Rose 4/13/2010
205. On The Death Of A Minister 1/3/2003
206. On Invalids (From The Greek) 4/13/2010
207. On Late Acquired Wealth (From The Greek) 4/13/2010
208. On Miltiades 4/13/2010
209. The Retired Cat 1/1/2004
210. True Pleasures 1/3/2003
211. Praise For Faith 1/3/2003
212. Verses Written At Bath, On Finding The Heel Of A Shoe 4/13/2010
213. Watching Unto God In The Night Season 4/13/2010
214. Written After Leaving Her At New Burns 4/13/2010
215. Written In A Quarrel 4/13/2010
216. Retirement 1/3/2003
217. Watching Unto God In The Night Season (2) 4/13/2010
218. Jehovah-Shalom. The Lord Send Peace 1/3/2003
219. Jehovah-Shammah 1/3/2003
220. Olney Hymn 51: Lively Hope And Gracious Fear 4/13/2010
221. Olney Hymn 52: For The Poor 4/13/2010
222. Olney Hymn 54: Love Constraining To Obedience 4/13/2010
223. Olney Hymn 56: Hatred Of Sin 4/13/2010
224. Olney Hymn 61: The Narrow Way 4/13/2010
225. Olney Hymn 63: Not Of Works 4/13/2010
226. Olney Hymn 67: Longing To Be With Christ 4/13/2010
227. On A Bath, By Plato 4/13/2010
228. Olney Hymn 8: O Lord, I Will Praise Thee 4/13/2010
229. Olney Hymn 66: I Will Praise The Lord At All Times 4/13/2010
230. Lines On The Death Of Sir William Russel 4/13/2010
231. Jesus Hasting To Suffer 1/3/2003
232. Written In A Fit Of Illness. R. S. S. 4/13/2010
233. On A Mistake In His Translation Of Homer 4/13/2010
234. Mutual Forbearance : Necessary To The Happiness Of The Married State 4/13/2010
235. Ode. Supposed To Be Written On The Marriage Of A Friend 4/13/2010
236. Olney Hymn 57: The New Convert 4/13/2010
237. Olney Hymn 59: A Living And A Dead Faith 4/13/2010
238. Olney Hymn 53: My Soul Thirsteth For God 4/13/2010
239. Olney Hymn 5: Jehovah-Shalom: The Lord Send Peace 4/13/2010
240. Olney Hymn 19: Contentment 4/13/2010

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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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