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Cowper, William

(1731–1800). B. Hertfordshire, Eng.; pre-Romanticist poet; deeply religious; given to attacks of melancholy. Lived at Olney 1767–86; collaborated with J. Newton* on the Olney Hymns, contributing 67 of them, including “There Is a Fountain Filled with Blood”; “God Moves in a Mysterious Way”; “God of My Life, to Thee I Call.” Other works include The Task.

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