Author:William Cowper

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William Cowper
(1731–1800)
William Cowper (26 November 1731 – 25 April 1800) 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. He was a nephew of the poet Judith Madan.
William Cowper

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Poetry[edit]

  • Also quoted in An Argosy of Fables. (1921)

Hymns[edit]

Olney Hymns (1779)

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Works about Cowper[edit]

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