This scarce book was first published in 1891. It comprises a collection of poems by the 18th century poet and hymnologist, William Cooper, who was one of the most popular poets of the age and can be considered as a forerunner to the Romantic poets. It is a n absorbing collection that will delight all poetry lovers. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive....
The Poetry of William Cowper, anthology: Table Of Contents, Conversation, Charity, Expostulation, Hope, Retirement, Table Talk, The Death of Damon, Tirocinium; Or, A Review Of Schools, Truth, The Task, Book II, Book III, Book IV, Book V, Book VI, The Diverting History Of John Gilpin, An Epistle To Joseph Hill, Esq. To Mary.
Truth (complete and unabridged) by William Cowper read by Alex Wyndham. Majestic in its own simplicity. Inscribed above the portal, from afar Conspicuous as the brightness of a star, Legible only by the light they give, Stand the soul-quickening words-believe, and live…' William Cowper (1731 – 1800) was born in Hertfordshire, England. His hymns and poems are well known all over the world.
By William Cowper read by Alex Wyndham " …The just Creator condescends to write, In beams of inextinguishable light, His names of wisdom, goodness, power, and love, On all that blooms below, or shines above; To catch the wandering notice of mankind, And teach the world, if not perversely blind..." William Cowper (1731 – 1800) was born in Hertfordshire, England. His hymns and poems are well known all over the world.