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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 It chills my blood to hear the blest Supreme rudely appealed to on each trifling theme. Quote Right
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Quote Left The life of ease is a difficult pursuit. Quote Right
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Quote Left Religion does not censure or excludeUnnumbered pleasures, harmlessly pursued. Quote Right
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Quote Left He kissed likewise the maid in the kitchen, and seemed upon the whole a most loving, kissing, kind-hearted gentleman. Quote Right
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Quote Left Visitors are insatiable devourers of time, and fit only for those who, if they did not visit, would do nothing. Quote Right
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