William Cowper

William Cowper

English poet
Commemoration of Charles Williams, Spiritual Writer, 1945 I thirst, but not as once I did, The vain delights of earth to share; Thy wounds, Emmanuel, all forbid That I should seek my pleasures there. It was the sight of Thy dear cross First weaned my soul from earthly things; And taught me to esteem as dross The mirth of fools, and pomp of kings. I want that grace that springs from Thee, That quickens all things where it flows; And makes a wretched thorn like me Bloom as the myrtle or the rose. Dear fountain of delMore William Cowper quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
How happy it is to believe, with a steadfast assurance, that our petitions are heard even while we are making them; and how delightful to meet with a proof of it in the effectual and actual grant of them.More William Cowper quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Unmissed but by his dogs and by his groom.More William Cowper quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
We turn to dust, and all our mightiest works die too.More William Cowper quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
How much a dunce that has been sent to roam, excels a dunce that has been kept at home.More William Cowper quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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