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GeoffKirkland: The dearest idol I have known Whate'er that idol be; Help me to tear it from Thy throne, And worship only Thee. So shall my walk be close with God, Calm and serene my frame; So purer light shall mark the road That leads me to the Lamb. William Cowper

PhenSource: Thus happiness depends, as nature shows, less on exterior things than most suppose. - William Cowper

robbmarkley: William Cowper – Wisdom is humble that he…

pebra22: And stepped at once into a cooler clime. - William Cowper

Weltschmerzblum: God Moves in a Mysterious Way ~ William Cowper~ God moves in a mysterious way His wonders to perform; He plants His footsteps in the sea And rides upon the storm. Deep in unfathomable mines Of never failing skill...

JoeyCutless: Thus happiness depends, as nature shows, less on exterior things than most suppose. -William Cowper

ClimaxQuote: William Cowper – Knowledge is proud that it…

JaceWilliamson2: I am not what I ought to be. I am not what I want to be. I am not what one day I will be, but I am not what I was, and by the grace of God, I am what I am. // William Cowper

JMurray247: This fond attachment to the well-known place Whence first we started into life's long race, Maintains its hold with such unfailing sway, We feel it even in age, and at our latest day. - William Cowper

oesterly: O Lord, the pilot’s part perform, And guard and guide me through the storm, Defend me from each threatening ill, Control the waves, -say, “Peace, be still.” ~WILLIAM COWPER

oesterly: The billows swell, the winds are high, Clouds overcast my wintry sky; Out of the depths to thee I call,— My fears are great, my strength is small. ~WILLIAM COWPER

neuroticmonkey: But misery still delights to trace Its semblance in another's case. No voice divine the storm allay'd, No light propitious shone; When, snatch'd from all effectual aid, We perish'd, each alone: But I beneath a rougher sea, And whelm'd in deeper gulfs than he. — William Cowper

MikesJokesEtc: Absence of occupation is not rest; a mind quite vacant is a mind distressed. -William Cowper

AmHydro: “Who loves a garden loves a greenhouse too.” - William Cowper

MikesJokesEtc: The only true happiness comes from squandering ourselves for a purpose. -William Cowper

Ghoti49Claudia: God moves in a mysterious way His wonders to perform; He plants His footsteps in the sea And rides upon the storm. Blind unbelief is sure to err And scan His work in vain; God is His own interpreter, And He will make it plain. William Cowper

InterestingFol1: Knowledge is proud that he has learned so much. Wisdom is humble that he knows not more. - William Cowper

hellrazorscrypt: Knowledge is proud that he has learned so much. Wisdom is humble that he knows not more. - William Cowper

JoeyCutless: The only true happiness comes from squandering ourselves for a purpose. -William Cowper

danarministries: "Satan trembles when he sees the weakest saint upon their knees." ~ William Cowper

AaliyaYaseen: Glory, built on selfish principles, is shame and guilt. - William Cowper

pv_renew: Knowledge is proud that he has learned so much. Wisdom is humble that he knows not more. - William Cowper

Ellysiumfields: "No voice divine the storm allayed, No light propitious shone; <br />When, snatched from all effectual aid, We perished, each alone: <br />But I ben..." — William Cowper

borkenaesop: Life William Cowper, English poet (1731–1800)

conc2cool: Knowledge is proud that he has learned so much;Wisdom is humble that he knows no more. - William Cowper.

PDverse: "I AM monarch of all I survey, My right there is none to dispute; From the center all round to the sea I am lord of the fowl and the brute." William Cowper ...possibly slightly hyperbolic quote to announce my rabbit proof fence has kept all the rabbits out for 5 days now...

PiperMarxBot: William Cowper’s Hymn: God Moves in a Mysterious Way Winter continues: With all His heart, however juridical ideas have been modified in the course of historical development.

cs77hill: "The dearest idol I have known, Whate'er that idol be Help me to tear it from Thy throne, And worship only Thee. So shall my walk be close with God, Calm and serene my frame; So purer light shall mark the road That leads me to the Lamb." William Cowper

Dslayer298: The dearest idol I have known Whate'er that idol be Help me that idol to dethrone And worship only Thee - William Cowper

kibookclub: “Existence is a strange bargain. Life owes us little we owe it everything. The only true happiness comes from squandering ourselves for a purpose.” ~William Cowper

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She stood at the ticket-seller's
Serenely removing her glove,
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