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William Cowper
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The poetical works of William Cowper: with notes and a memoir by John Bruce (1865 edition)
William Cowper
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The opening statement is often paraphrased: God moves in mysterious ways his wonders to perform. - Olney Hymns (1779)


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William Cowper
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Born: November 26, 1731

Died: April 25, 1800 (aged 68)

Nationality: English

Occupation: Poet

Bio: 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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