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William Cowper Poems | Quotes | Articles

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William Cowper poems, biography, quotes, examples of poetry, articles, essays and more. The best William Cowper resource with comprehensive poet information, a list of poems, short poems, quotations, best poems, poet's works and more.

William Cowper Biography...William Cowper was an English poet and hymnodist. One of the most popular poets of his time, Cowper changed the direction of 18th century nature poetry by writing of everyday life and scenes of the English countryside. In many ways, he was one of the forerunners of Romantic poetry.


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Quote Left Hence jarring sectaries may learnTheir real interest to discern;That brother should not war with brother,And worry and devour each other;But sing and shine by sweet consent,Till life's poor transient night is spent,Respecting in each other's caseThe gifts of nature and of grace. Quote Right
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Quote Left I am monarch of all I survey, My right there is none to dispute on; but I wish that I could get away And go home to the village of Bruton. Quote Right
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Quote Left A hat not much the worse for wear. Quote Right
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Quote Left He found it inconvenient to be poor. Quote Right
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Quote Left God made the country and man made the town. Quote Right
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