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The Cowper and Newton Museum
Links to other sites

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Concerning William Cowper

An account of Cowper's life, a long extract from Newton's sermon at Cowper's funeral, and links to hymn texts: "Heal Us Emmanuel", "Love Constraining To Obedience", "Sometimes A Light Surprises", "There Is A Fountain"
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Texts of "The Castaway", "On the Loss of the Royal George", "To Mary", "On Receipt of My Mother's Picture", "The Retired Cat", The Shrubbery", "Sonnet to William Wilberforce, Esq"; from The Task: "The Sofa", "The Time-Piece", "The Winter Evening", "The Winter Morning Walk", "The Winter Walk at Noon"

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Text of "The Snail

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A site devoted to The Life & Hymns of William Cowper

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Well-known lines from Cowper's works - scroll down the page!

Concerning John Newton

Hare logo The John Newton Centre at Carlisle, Pennsylvania, USA
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An illustrated account of John Newton's life, with part of the text of "Amazing Grace".

Hare logo "Amazing Grace: Some Early Tunes" - article by Mark D. Rhoads

Concerning Olney

Hare logo Teapots - a friendly cafe close to the Museum.
Hare logo The Cowper Memorial Church, the United Reformed Church in Olney - a new website
Hare logo The Olney Parish Church of St Peter and St Paul. This was the Reverend John Newton's church: his pulpit is still to be seen, as is his tomb. There are stained-glass windows featuring Newton and Cowper.
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Home page of the Olney Web Ring

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The Unofficial Olney Site, with pictures, run by Ian Burnside, a young resident

Hare logo Olney Lace Circle
The annual Olney Floral Fiesta


Hare logo The John Betjeman Society
Hare logo The John Clare Society
Hare logo Burns National Heritage Park: the birthplace of Scotland's national poet, Robert Burns (with links to other literary museums)
Hare logo Buckinghamshire Genealogical Society
Hare logo Centre for the Nations site based in Wellingborough. It covers material on the Christian heritage of the area, including John Sutcliff.
Hare logo The Diocese of Oxford: serving the Mission of the Church of England in Oxfordshire, Berkshire and Buckinghamshire.
Hare logo Bed and Breakfast accommodation in the area
Hare logo Somewhere To Go: hotel and tourism website
Hare logo AboutBritain.com - the premier online guide to Great Britain
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