William Cowper


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Noun1.William Cowper - English surgeon who discovered Cowper's gland (1666-1709)
2.William Cowper - English poet who wrote hymns and poetry about nature (1731-1800)
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112, even with the spirit of poor William Cowper there at Olney.
As well as the Arden and Bagot families, there are links to the English literary greats of William Shakespeare and William Cowper.
As William Cowper wrote a few centuries ago: aACAyVariety's the very spice of life, that gives it all it's flavour'.
William Cowper, one of Jane Austen's favorite authors, stated in a letter of 1790, "I am very much of Lavater's opinion, and am persuaded that faces are as legible as books, only with these circumstances to recommend them to our perusal, that they are read in much less time, and are much less likely to deceive us" (3:451-52).
He began playing in the William Cowper Street School team as a schoolboy and was still playing four weeks before his death.
Her favorite poet, William Cowper, penned angry verses "condemning the slave trade, French despotism, fashionable manners, and lukewarm clergymen"--sentiments Austen shared.
William Cowper (1731-1800) was an English poet and hymnodist
In the words of William Cowper, "God moves in a mysterious way.
Case studies offer close readings of individual works: literary texts by four authors (John Keats, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, William Cowper, and John Clare) and critical texts by six authors.
Cowper Powys, born at Shirley, Derbyshire, of Welsh ancestry, was the eldest of the 11 children of Rev C F Powys, who was vicar of Shirley, and Mary Cowper Johnson Powys, through whom he was related both to William Cowper and John Donne.
Over the years, he collaborates with the poet William Cowper on a hymnal.
She opens with William Cowper musing on the fact (in "The Winter Evening") that "the sound of war has lost its terrors ere it reaches" him, and then going on to contrast the gale outside with the cozy stillness within.