Who is Cowper?

  • (noun): English poet who wrote hymns and poetry about nature (1731-1800).
    Synonyms: William Cowper
    See also — Additional definitions below

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Emily Lamb, Lady Cowper - First Marriage
... At age eighteen, Emily married Peter Clavering-Cowper, 5th Earl Cowper, a man nine years her senior ... Lord Cowper had a reputation for dullness and slowness of speech which were in marked contrast to his wife's social gifts a more favourable portrait was that he was a quiet, pleasant ...
Sir James Clavering, 1st Baronet
... heiress to the estate at Chopwell Hall, Chopwell, Co Durham) married William Cowper, 1st Earl Cowper in 1706 ... Their son William changed his name to Clavering-Cowper on inheriting Chopwell from his uncle ...
Spencer Cowper - Career
... Cowper subsequently represented Bere Alston in 1705 and was re-elected at the 1708 election ... With the accession of George II in 1727, Cowper was made attorney-general to the duchy of Lancaster, and then in 1727 a judge of the common pleas ... Cowper died on 10 December 1728 and was buried at the family seat Hertingfordbury where a monument to him by Louis-Fran├žois Roubiliac was erected ...
Leopold Copeland Parker Cowper - Lieutenant Governor
... In May 1863 Cowper was selected as candidate for lieutenant governor of the Restored government to replace a candidate from Berkeley County who had withdrawn ... candidates for governor and attorney general were unopposed, Cowper was challenged by Gilbert S ... Although Cowper was not slated to assume his new office until January 1864, Governor Francis Harrison Pierpont appointed him lieutenant governor on November 17, 1863, after the ...
Spencer Cowper - Family
... Cowpers eldest son William Cowper was clerk of parliament and the father of General William Cowper of Hertingfordbury Park (MP) ... His second son, John, was the father of William Cowper the poet ... a barrister, and the father of Theodora Cowper (with whom the poet fell in love) and Harriot Cowper (Lady Hesketh) ...

More definitions of "Cowper":

  • (noun): English surgeon who discovered Cowper's gland (1666-1709).
    Synonyms: William Cowper

Famous quotes containing the word cowper:

    By contemplation’s help,not sought in vain,
    I seem t’ have liv’d my childhood o’er again;
    To have renew’d the joys that once were mine,
    —William Cowper (1731–1800)

    Toll for the brave—
    The brave! that are no more:
    All sunk beneath the wave,
    Fast by their native shore.
    —William Cowper (1731–1800)

    Here may we prove the pow’r of pray’r,
    To strengthen faith, and sweeten care;
    To teach our faint desires to rise,
    And bring all heav’n before our eyes.
    —William Cowper (1731–1800)