Questions tagged [william-cowper]

Questions about the English poet and hymn writer William Cowper (1731 – 1800) and his life as a writer.

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Who is the 'Immortal Hale' in William Cowper's The Task?

I was reading Book III of William Cowper's The Task today. Lines 252-260: Such was thy wisdom, Newton, childlike sage, Sagacious reader of the works of God, And in his word sagacious. ...