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Grace is a plant, where'er it grows

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 Hasti… Go to person page >

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First Line: Grace is a plant, where'er it grows
Author: William Cowper

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A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d271

A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d272

A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #d271

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A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #363

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African Methodist Episcopal hymn and tune book #156

Hymns for Schools and Families #d157

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Hymns for Schools and Families, Specailly Designed for the Children of the Church #304

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New Life #161

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The African Methodist Episcopal Hymn and Tune Book #156

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The American Baptist Sabbath-School Hymn-Book #204

The Baptist Sabbath School Hymn Book #d113

The Book of Praise #d229

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The Child's Hymn Book #44

The Choice #H494

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The Choice #H494

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