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Ye timid saints, fresh courage take

Ye timid saints, fresh courage take

Author: William Cowper
Published in 8 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 Hasti… Go to person page >

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First Line: Ye timid saints, fresh courage take
Author: William Cowper

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Christian Science Hymnal #62

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Christian Science Hymnal #214

Christian Science Hymnal #399

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Christian Science Hymnal #400

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Christian Science Hymnal #62a

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Christian Science Hymnal #62b

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Christian Science Hymnal #62c

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Christian Science Hymnal #62

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