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