Tag Archives: William Cowper

I Am Monarch Of All I Survey: Solitude

I am monarch of all I survey; My right there is none to dispute; From the centre all round to the sea I am lord of the fowl and the brute O Solitude! where are the charms That sages have … Continue reading

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Beware of Desperate Steps

Beware of desperate steps. The darkest day Lived till tomorrow, will have passed away. William Cowper He battled with depression all his life, but remains one of Britain’s best-loved poets. The illustration is Wymondham grave yard by: Ben and Georgia Grewcock via Seedresources.

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