So Cowper accepted the task thus set for him, and began to write.
One of his poems tells how Cowper scolded his spaniel Beau for killing a little baby bird "not because you were hungry," says the poet, "but out of naughtiness.
Indeed, that Cowper is remembered at all is due more to his shorter poems such as Boadicea and The Wreck of the Royal George, and chiefly, perhaps, to John Gilpin, which in its own way is a treasure that we would not be without.
As well as the Arden and Bagot families, there are links to the English literary greats of William Shakespeare and William Cowper
We, Iain Ferguson and Emily Comber, intend to apply for planning permission for the construction of a twostorey extension to rear of existing house with associated landscape works at 25 Cowper
Downs, Rathmines, Dublin 6.
The third pair of Leyla Ogan and Luisa Cowper
lost a shocker to their opposite numbers after a disputed linecall disturbed Cowper
Washington's National Gallery of Art has loaned Raphael's Small Cowper
Madonna to WAM, where it will be on view now through Sept.
A GATESHEAD engineering firm has kept round-the-world yachtsman David Scott Cowper
on course for more adventures after making repairs to his boat.
Mr Scott Cowper
was the first man to sail solo round the world in both directions, and in 1980 completed the fastest circumnavigation of the globe in Ocean Bound.
The victim, said by neighbours to have lived alone, was killed when flames broke out in the living room of his home in Cowper
Detective Superintendent Bob Cowper
, leading the inquiry, said: "This has been a violent and brutal attack on a pensioner who was too frail to defend himself.
Training and Workforce Development Minister Murray Cowper
today officially opened the Polytechnic West Fluid Power Institute, which is designed to offer specialist training to students who will use $1.
Jamie Smith and Tom Williams had a cracking Foursomes win over Teesside's top two-ranked players Matty Hayes and Joe Cowper
, and Brad Hardcastle and Joe Stott followed up with a 3&1 victory over one-handicapper Steven Burn and Carl Morfoot before the home side struck back to level the match.
Edited by Tony Woolway DESCRIBED last year as a "patriarch of the literature of this country", John Cowper
Powys, the author and poet, has died at his cottage home at Blaenau Ffestiniog, aged 90.
SOLID 68: Robert Moon Neither score could come near that of the in-form trio from Darlington as Jon Kirkpatrick (71-75-146), Simon Calvert (70-71-141) and club champion Joe Cowper
(71-69-140) posted a winning score of 11 shots.