Dear fountain of delight unknown

Dear fountain of delight unknown

Author: William Cowper
Published in 5 hymnals

Author: William Cowper

Cowper, William, the poet. The leading events in the life of Cowper are: born in his father's rectory, Berkhampstead, Nov. 26, 1731; educated at Westminster; called to the Bar, 1754; madness, 1763; residence at Huntingdon, 1765; removal to Olney, 1768; to Weston, 1786; to East Dereham, 1795; death there, April 25,1800. The simple life of Cowper, marked chiefly by its innocent recreations and tender friendships, was in reality a tragedy. His mother, whom he commemorated in the exquisite "Lines on her picture," a vivid delineation of his childhood, written in his 60th year, died when he was six years old. At his first school he was profoundly wretched, but happier at Westminster; excelling at cricket and football, and numbering Warren Hastin… Go to person page >

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First Line: Dear fountain of delight unknown
Author: William Cowper

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Instances (1 - 5 of 5)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Hymns for Public Worship #125Page Scan
Hymns for the Sanctuary #326Page Scan
The Christian Psalter #d97
The Modern Harp: or, Boston Sacred Melodist. #d54
The Modern Harp: or, Boston Sacred Melodist. #d55



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