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William Cowper

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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 That good diffused may more abundant grow. Quote Right
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Quote Left Variety is the very spice of life that gives it all its flavour. Quote Right
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Quote Left To follow foolish precedents, and winkWith both our eyes, is easier than to think. 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 Oh to have a lodge in some vast wilderness. Where rumors of oppression and deceit, of unsuccessful and successful wars may never reach me anymore. Quote Right
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