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William Cowper

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Comprehensive information about William Cowper including biographical information, facts, literary works, and more. 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. This educational William Cowper resource has information about the author's life, works, quotations, articles and essays, and more.


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Quote Left And up he got, in haste to ride, / But soon came down again. Quote Right
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Quote Left Unless a love of virtue light the flame, Satire is, more than those he brands, to blame; He hides behind a magisterial air He own offences, and strips others' bare. Quote Right
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Quote Left But misery still delights to trace Its 'semblance in another's case.... Quote Right
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Quote Left The path of sorrow and that path alone, leads to a land where sorrow is unknown. Quote Right
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Quote Left I pity them greatly, but I must be mum, for how could we do without sugar and rum? Quote Right
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