William Cowper

(26 November 1731 – 25 April 1800 / Hertfordshire)

William Cowper Poems

281. Inscription For A Hermitage In The Author's Garden 4/13/2010
282. Hope, Like The Short-Lived Ray That Gleams Awhile 4/13/2010
283. Horace, Book I. Ode Ix. 4/13/2010
284. Olney Hymn 47: The Hidden Life 4/13/2010
285. Elegy Iii. Anno Aet. 17. On The Death Of The Bishop Of Winchester (Translated From Milton) 4/13/2010
286. On An Ugly Fellow (From The Greek) 4/13/2010
287. Love Abused 4/13/2010
288. Olney Hymn 44: Submission 4/13/2010
289. Olney Hymn 38: Looking Upwards In A Storm 4/13/2010
290. Olney Hymn 50: The Christian 4/13/2010
291. Aspirations Of The Soul After God 4/13/2010
292. By Philemon 4/13/2010
293. Catharina : The Second Part. On Her Marriage To George Courtenay, Esq. 4/13/2010
294. On A Miser, 2 (From The Greek) 4/13/2010
295. On A Miser, 3 (From The Greek) 4/13/2010
296. Lines Written For Insertion In A Collection Of Handwritings And Signatures Made By Miss Patty 4/13/2010
297. Olney Hymn 39: The Valley Of The Shadow Of Death 4/13/2010
298. Elegy Ii. On The Death Of The University Beadle At Cambridge (Translated From Milton) 4/13/2010
299. Answer To Stanzas Addressed To Lady Hesketh By Miss Catharine Fanshawe, In Returning A Poem 4/13/2010
300. Olney Hymn 21: Sardis 4/13/2010
301. Olney Hymn 58: True And False Comforts 4/13/2010
302. Monumental Inscription To William Northcot 4/13/2010
303. No Sorrow Peculiar To The Sufferer 4/13/2010
304. An Ode, On Reading Mr. Richardson's History Of Sir Charles Grandison 4/13/2010
305. An Epitaph 3 (From The Greek) 4/13/2010
306. An Epitaph 2 (From The Greek) 4/13/2010
307. Elegy I. To Charles Deodati (Translated From Milton) 4/13/2010
308. By Heraclides 4/13/2010
309. Elegy V. Anno Aet. 20. On The Approach Of Spring (Translated From Milton) 4/13/2010
310. Epigram : To Christina, Queen Of Sweden, With Cromwell's Picture (Translation) 4/13/2010
311. By Moschus 4/13/2010
312. Ephraim Repenting 1/3/2003
313. Gratitude, Addressed To Lady Hesketh 4/13/2010
314. Lines, Composed For A Memorial Of Ashley Cowper, Esq. 4/13/2010
315. On Female Inconstancy (From The Greek) 4/13/2010
316. Olney Hymn 31: On The Death Of A Minister 4/13/2010
317. Olney Hymn 18: Lovest Thou Me? 4/13/2010
318. Olney Hymn 10: The Future Peace And Glory Of The Church 4/13/2010
319. Epigram 4/13/2010
320. An Epitaph 4 (From The Greek) 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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