North of the Sands

Westmorland Church Notes - Cowhard

 

Cowhard Windermere

(S). Time how short, Eternity how long. To the memory of William Cowhard of Bowness who was accidentally drowned in Windermere on the 22 of August 1832 in the 23rd years. of his age By day, by night, or in the morning, Death strikes his dart without a warning, How quick, how quick the solemn call, The moments fly, and we must fall.