The Nativity By William Cowper

The Nativity ‘Tis folly all–let me no more be told Of Parian porticos, and roofs of gold; Delightful views of nature, dressed …

Love Abused By William Cowper

Love Abused What is there in the vale of life Half so delighted as a wife, When friendship, love, and peace combine …

Boadicea. An Ode By William Cowper

Boadicea. An Ode When the British warrior queen, Bleeding from the Roman rods, Sought, with an indignant mien, Counsel of her country’s …

Sardis By William Cowper

Sardis (Revelations, iii. 1-6) “Write to Sardis,” saith the Lord, “And write what He declares, He whose Spirit, and whose word, Upholds …

Conversation By William Cowper

Conversation Though nature weigh our talents, and dispense To every man his modicum of sense, And Conversation in its better part May …

Wisdom By William Cowper

Wisdom (Proverbs, viii. 22-31) “Ere God had built the mountains, Or raised the fruitful hills; Before he fill’d the fountains That feed …