WILLIAM COWPER POEMS

1. Sonnet V. (Translated From Milton)

2. Stanzas Subjoined To The Yearly Bill Of Mortality Of The Parish Of All-Saints, Northampton. Anno Domini 1787

3. Stanzas Subjoined To The Yearly Bill Of Mortality Of The Parish Of All-Saints, Northampton. Anno Domini 1788

4. Stanzas Subjoined To The Yearly Bill Of Mortality Of The Parish Of All-Saints, Northampton. Anno Domini 1793

5. That Nature Is Not Subject To Decay (Translated From Milton)

6. Sonnet Vi. (Translated From Milton)

7. The Distress’D Travellers; Or, Labour In Vain

8. Sonnet To Henry Cowper, Esq.

9. The Judgement Of The Poets

10. The Nativity

11. The Triumph Of Heavenly Love Desired

12. Sunset And Sunrise (Translated From Owen)

13. The Dog And The Water Lily. No Fable

14. To Mrs. Newton

15. To Miss C—–, On Her Birthday

16. To Dr. Austin, Of Cecil Street, London

17. To My Cousin, Anne Bodham, On Receiving From Her A Network Purse, Made By Herself

18. To John Johnson, On His Presenting Me With An Antique Bust Of Homer

19. To The Reverend William Bull

20. To The Rev. Mr. Newton, On His Return From Ramsgate

21. The Vicissitudes Experienced In The Christian Life

22. To Mrs. Throckmorton, On Her Beautiful Transcript Of Horace’s Ode Ad Librum Suum

23. Truth And Divine Love Rejected By The World

24. To The Rev. William Cawthorne Unwin

25. Upon A Venerable Rival

26. To Sir Joshua Reynolds

27. Translation Of Prior’s Chloe And Euphelia

28. Translation From Virgil. Г†neid, Book Viii. Line 18.

29. Verses Printed By Himself On A Flood At Olney

30. To The Spanish Admiral Count Gravina

31. To The Rev. Mr. Newton : An Invitation Into The Country

32. To My Father (Translated From Milton)

33. To Demosthenes

34. The Winter Nosegay

35. For The Poor

36. The Testimony Of Divine Adoption

37. God Moves In A Mysterious Way

38. The Secrets Of Divine Love Are To Be Kept

39. The Morning Dream, A Ballad. To The Tune Of ‘Tweed Side.’

40. The Love Of God The End Of Life

41. The Salad. By Virgil

42. To Giovanni Battista Manso, Marquis Of Villa. (Translated From Milton)

43. The Ice Palace

44. The Cause Won

45. Stanzas Subjoined To The Yearly Bill Of Mortality Of The Parish Of All-Saints, Northampton. Anno Domini 1792

46. Strada’s Nightingale

47. The Cock-Fighter’s Garland

48. Stanzas Subjoined To The Yearly Bill Of Mortality Of The Parish Of All-Saints, Northampton. Anno Domini 1789

49. The Cantab

50. Song On Peace

51. The Cricket

52. Sonnet Addressed To William Hayley, Esq.

53. On The Swallow (From The Greek)

54. Retalliation

55. On Mrs. Montague’s Feather Hangings

56. Simple Trust

57. The Waiting Soul

58. The Task: Book I, The Sofa (Excerpts)

59. Praise For The Fountain Opened

60. On Observing Some Names Of Little Note Recorded In The Biographia Britannica

61. Temptation

62. The Hidden Life

63. Stanzas Subjoined To The Yearly Bill Of Mortality Of The Parish Of All-Saints, Northampton. Anno Domini 1790

64. Sparrows Self-Domesticated In Trinity College, Cambridge

65. Stanzas On The Late Indecent Liberties Taken With The Remains Of The Great Milton

66. The Maze

67. The Moralizer Corrected. A Tale

68. The Happy Change

69. The Acquiescence Of Pure Love

70. The Love Of The World Reproved: Or, Hypocrisy Detected

71. The Flatting-Mill. An Illustration

72. On Niobe (From The Greek)

73. On The Ice Islands Seen Floating In The German Ocean

74. The Valediction

75. There Is A Fountain Filled With Blood

76. Sonnet I. (Translated From Milton)

77. The Christian

78. The Thracian

79. Pity For Poor Africans

80. To The Rev. Mr. Newton, Rector Of St. Mary Woolnoth

81. To A Friend In Distress (Translated From Owen)

82. To An Afflicted Protestant Lady In France

83. To A Young Friend, On His Arriving At Cambridge Wet, When No Rain Had Fallen There

84. On The Loss Of The Royal George

85. The Narrow Way

86. Prayer For Children

87. The Tears Of A Painter

88. The New Convert

89. To William Hayley, Esq. June 29, 1793.

90. The Yearly Distress; Or, Tithing-Time At Stock In Essex

91. On The Grasshopper (From The Greek)

92. On Receiving Heyne’s Virgil From Mr. Hayley

93. The 5th Satire Of Book I. Of Horace : A Humorous Description Of The Author’s Journey From Rome To Brundusium

94. The Silkworm

95. The Symptoms Of Love

96. The 9th Satire Of Book I. Of Horace : The Description Of An Impertinent. Adapted To The Present Times

97. The Pine-Apple And The Bee

98. Truth

99. The Shining Light

100. To Warren Hastings, Esq.

101. The Entire Surrender

102. The Joy Of The Cross

103. Reciprocal Kindness The Primary Law Of Nature

104. The Rose

105. The Swallow

106. The Colubriad

107. The Innocent Thief

108. To Mrs. Unwin

109. The Light And Glory Of The Word

110. The Poet, The Oyster, And Sensitive Plant

111. Report Of An Adjudged Case

112. On The Burning Of Lord Mansfield’s Library

113. The Necessity Of Self–abasement

114. The Shrubbery, Written In A Time Of Affliction

115. To Delia

116. The Doves

117. The Soul That Loves God Finds Him Everywhere

118. The Glowworm

119. The Valley Of The Shadow Of Death

120. The Task: Book Iv, The Winter Evening (Excerpts)

121. The Jackdaw

122. On The Receipt Of My Mother’s Picture Out Of Norfolk

123. To The Immortal Memory Of The Halibut, On Which I Dined This Day, Monday, April 26, 1784

124. The Perfect Sacrifice

125. Peace After A Storm

126. The Four Ages. A Brief Fragment Of An Extensive Projected Poem

127. To Mary

128. The Parrot

129. The Future Peace And Glory Of The Church

130. The Covenant

131. Vanity Of The World

132. The Contrite Heart

133. On The Death Of A Minister

134. The Retired Cat

135. The Snail

136. True And False Comforts

137. The Diverting History Of John Gilpin, Showing How He Went Farther Than He Intended, And Came Safe Home Again

138. The Modern Patriot

139. On Late Acquired Wealth (From The Greek)

140. On Miltiades

141. The Lily And The Rose

142. On Invalids (From The Greek)

143. True Pleasures

144. Watching Unto God In The Night Season

145. Praise For Faith

146. Retirement

147. Written In A Quarrel

148. Olney Hymn 61: The Narrow Way

149. Olney Hymn 63: Not Of Works

150. Olney Hymn 56: Hatred Of Sin

151. Olney Hymn 52: For The Poor

152. Jehovah-Shammah

153. Olney Hymn 54: Love Constraining To Obedience

154. Olney Hymn 8: O Lord, I Will Praise Thee

155. Jesus Hasting To Suffer

156. On A Bath, By Plato

157. Olney Hymn 66: I Will Praise The Lord At All Times

158. Olney Hymn 67: Longing To Be With Christ

159. Verses Written At Bath, On Finding The Heel Of A Shoe

160. On A Mistake In His Translation Of Homer

161. Written In A Fit Of Illness. R. S. S.

162. Lines On The Death Of Sir William Russel

163. Jehovah-Shalom. The Lord Send Peace

164. Ode. Supposed To Be Written On The Marriage Of A Friend

165. Mutual Forbearance : Necessary To The Happiness Of The Married State

166. Olney Hymn 57: The New Convert

167. Olney Hymn 25: Jehovah Jesus

168. Olney Hymn 19: Contentment

169. Olney Hymn 17: The House Of Prayer

170. Olney Hymn 11: Jehovah Our Righteousness

171. Olney Hymn 64: Praise For Faith

172. Olney Hymn 46: Retirement

173. Olney Hymn 60: Abuse Of The Gospel

174. Olney Hymn 65: Grace And Providence

175. Joy In Martyrdom

176. On A Plant Of Virgin’s-Bower, Designed To Cover A Garden-Seat

177. Olney Hymn 7: Vanity Of The World

178. Olney Hymn 49: True Pleasures

179. Watching Unto God In The Night Season (3)

180. Horace, Book I. Ode Xxxviii. (2)

181. The Negro’s Complaint

182. Olney Hymn 55: The Heart Healed And Changed By Mercy

183. Olney Hymn 21: Sardis

184. On Flaxman’s Penelope

185. On A Battered Beauty (From The Greek)

186. Olney Hymn 45: The Happy Change

187. Olney Hymn 31: On The Death Of A Minister

188. Mortals! Around Your Destined Heads

189. On Delia (Bid Adieu, My Sad Heart)

190. Olney Hymn 10: The Future Peace And Glory Of The Church

191. Love Faithful In The Absence Of The Beloved

192. On A Similar Character (From The Greek)

193. Olney Hymn 18: Lovest Thou Me?

194. On Hermocratia (From The Greek)

195. On Envy (From The Greek)

196. Olney Hymn 33: Seeking The Beloved

197. Lines Addressed To Miss Theodora Jane Cowper, On Himself

198. Glory To God Alone

199. Hymn For The Use Of The Sunday School At Olney

200. In A Letter To C. P. Esq. In Imitation Of Shakspeare

201. In Memory Of The Late John Thornton, Esq.

202. Olney Hymn 35: Welcome Cross

203. Olney Hymn 47: The Hidden Life

204. Olney Hymn 22: Prayer For A Blessing In The Young

205. Ode On The Death Of A Lady, Who Lived One Hundred Years, And Died On Her Birthday, 1728 (Translation)

206. Olney Hymn 30: The Light And Glory Of The Word

207. Olney Hymn 26: On Opening A Place For Social Prayer

208. Olney Hymn 68: Light Shining Out Of Darkness

209. Love Abused

210. Olney Hymn 12: Ephraim Repenting

211. Elegy Iii. Anno Aet. 17. On The Death Of The Bishop Of Winchester (Translated From Milton)

212. Olney Hymn 38: Looking Upwards In A Storm

213. Olney Hymn 50: The Christian

214. Olney Hymn 44: Submission

215. Aspirations Of The Soul After God

216. On A Miser, 3 (From The Greek)

217. On A Miser, 2 (From The Greek)

218. On An Ugly Fellow (From The Greek)

219. Horace, Book I. Ode Ix.

220. Lines Written For Insertion In A Collection Of Handwritings And Signatures Made By Miss Patty

221. By Philemon

222. Catharina : The Second Part. On Her Marriage To George Courtenay, Esq.

223. Olney Hymn 13: The Covenant

224. Elegy Ii. On The Death Of The University Beadle At Cambridge (Translated From Milton)

225. Answer To Stanzas Addressed To Lady Hesketh By Miss Catharine Fanshawe, In Returning A Poem

226. Olney Hymn 58: True And False Comforts

227. Monumental Inscription To William Northcot

228. Olney Hymn 32: The Shining Light

229. An Epitaph 2 (From The Greek)

230. Old Testament Gospel

231. An Epitaph 4 (From The Greek)

232. By Moschus

233. Gratitude, Addressed To Lady Hesketh

234. The Poplar Field

235. Lines, Composed For A Memorial Of Ashley Cowper, Esq.

236. On Female Inconstancy (From The Greek)

237. Elegy I. To Charles Deodati (Translated From Milton)

238. By Heraclides

239. Love Constrained To Obedience

240. On A Mischievous Bull, Which The Owner Him Sold At The Author’s Instance

241. Ephraim Repenting

242. Epigram

243. Annus Memorabilis : Written In Commemoration Of His Majesty’s Happy Recovery

244. Olney Hymn 40: Peace After A Storm

245. Inscription For A Stone Erected At The Sowing Of A Grove Of Oaks At Chillington, Anno 1791

246. Divine Justice Amiable

247. Invitation To The Redbreast

248. By Callimachus

249. Olney Hymn 14: Jehovah-Shammah

250. Epigram : The Cottager And His Landlord. A Fable (Translated From Milton)

251. Olney Hymn 20: Old Testament Gospel

252. From Menander

253. Verses

254. An Epitaph (From The Greek)

255. On A Fowler, By Isidorus

256. Olney Hymn 42: Self-Acquaintance

257. Horace, Book I. Ode Xxxviii.

258. Olney Hymn 3: Jehovah-Rophi: I Am The Lord That Healeth Thee

259. Heroism

260. Olney Hymn 9: The Contrite Heart

261. Olney Hymn 43: Prayer For Patience

262. On A Good Man (From The Greek)

263. Mary And John

264. Ode To Apollo. On An Inkglass Almost Dried In The Sun

265. Epigram : To Leonora Singing At Rome (Translated From Milton)

266. Divine Love Endures No Rival

267. On A Thief (From The Greek)

268. Love Pure And Fervent

269. Horace, Book Ii. Ode Xvi.

270. Lines Addressed To Dr. Darwin, Author Of The ‘Botanic Garden.’

271. Epitaph On Mr. Chester Of Chicheley

272. Inscription For A Moss-House In The Shrubbery At Weston

273. Epigram : To Leonora Singing At Rome 2 (Translated From Milton)

274. Longing To Be With Christ

275. On An Infant (From The Greek)

276. Denner’s Old Woman

277. Elegy Iv. Anno Aet. 18. To My Tutor, Thomas Young, Chaplain Of The English Merchants Resident At Hamburg (Translated From Milton)

278. Elegy Vii. Anno Aetates Undevigesimo (Translated From Milton)

279. Love Increased By Suffering

280. Olney Hymn 37: Temptation

281. On A Spaniel, Called Beau, Killing A Young Bird

282. Olney Hymn 48: Joy And Peace In Believing

283. Epitaph On A Free But Tame Redbreast, A Favourite Of Miss Sally Hurdis

284. O Lord, I Will Praise Thee

285. Epitaph On Fop, A Dog Belonging To Lady Throckmorton

286. Epitaph On Johnson

287. Happy Solitude–Unhappy Men

288. Elegy Vi. To Charles Diodati, When He Was Visiting In The Country (Translated From Milton)

289. Catharina

290. Lively Hope And Gracious Fear

291. Familiarity Dangerous

292. Epigram : On The Inventor Of Gunpowder (Translated From Milton)

293. Anti-Thelyphthora. A Tale In Verse

294. Olney Hymn 1: Walking With God

295. No Sorrow Peculiar To The Sufferer

296. Jehovah-Rophi. I Am The Lord That Healeth Thee

297. God Neither Known Nor Loved By The World

298. Ode To Peace

299. I Will Praise The Lord At All Times

300. Olney Hymn 27: Welcome To The Table

301. Not Works

302. God Hides His People

303. On A Goldfinch, Starved To Death In His Cage

304. Charity

305. Welcome To The Table

306. Of Himself

307. Looking Upwards In A Storm

308. Apology To Delia

309. An Epitaph

310. Human Frailty

311. A Tale, Founded On A Fact, Which Happened In January, 1779

312. Lovest Thou Me?

313. Jehovah-Nissi. The Lord My Banner

314. My Soul Thirsteth For God

315. An Epigram From Homer

316. Welcome Cross

317. The Castaway

318. Horace. Book Ii. Ode X.

319. Adam: A Sacred Drama. Act 1.

320. An Attempt At The Manner Of Waller

321. Jehovah-Jireh. The Lord Will Provide

322. Living And A Dead Faith

323. Friendship

324. An Epistle To Robert Lloyd, Esq.

325. A Song : The Sparkling Eye

326. Jehovah Our Righteousness

327. Adam: A Sacred Drama. Act 3.

328. Apology To Delia: For Desiring A Lock Of Her Hair

329. Addressed To Miss Macartney, Afterwards Mrs. Greville, On Reading The Prayer For Indifference

330. Wisdom

331. In Seditionem Horrendam, Corruptelis Gallicus Ut Fertue, Londini Nuper Exortam

332. Walking With God

333. An Apology For Not Showing Her What I Had Wrote

334. Epitaphium Alterum

335. Light Shining Out Of Darkness

336. Grace And Providence

337. Dependence

338. A Tale. June 1793

339. Epitaph On A Hare

340. Afflictions Sanctified By The Word

341. Hatred Of Sin

342. Boadicea. An Ode

343. A Child Of God Longing To See Him Beloved

344. Hatred And Vengeance, My Eternal Portion

345. Exhortation To Prayer

346. Epitaphium Alterum

347. Contentment

348. Idem Latine Redditum

349. The Nightingale And Glow-Worm

350. An Epistle To Joseph Hill, Esq.

351. Mourning And Longing

352. A Comparison

353. A Fable

354. Abuse Of The Gospel

355. A Riddle

356. Lines Written During A Period Of Insanity

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