Isaac Watts


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English poet and theologian (1674-1748)

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16) The variety of hymns printed in various pocket hymnals reveal that the hymns of Isaac Watts and Charles Wesley were well known in America years before the war began.
Uncle Tom's Cabin included hymn lyrics written by the Reverends Isaac Watts, John Newton, and Charles Wesley; these hymns had become part of a musical soundtrack used by other social visionaries prior to the American Civil War.
The best-known English poets in this collection are Abraham Cowley, Richard Lovelace, Henry Vaughan, Isaac Watts, Robert Burns, and Samuel Taylor Coleridge.
A list of "Longmans authors" would include Isaac Watts, Samuel Johnson, William Wordsworth, Robert Southey, Sarah Trimmer, Sir Walter Scott, Thomas Moore, Jane Marcet, Thomas Babington Macaulay, Benjamin Disraeli, Matthew Arnold, Anthony Trollope, Cardinal John Henry Newman, Robert Louis Stevenson, G.
Isaac Watts was credited with writing more than 700 hymns, his most popular being "O God Our Help in Ages Past.
Aboard the Ice Queen, the Captain's only focus is acquiring more bounty and seeking revenge until she kills merchant Isaac Watts and is saddled with his young wife, Violet.
The book includes a wealth of examples of arguments from the Bible, Lewis Carroll, Isaac Watts, St.
The tradition is based on the English hymn, particularly those composed by Isaac Watts, and was the dominant form of worship music in the United States before the emergence of choir singing in the nineteenth century.
Thank goodness for the comfortable Millennium Hotel, a splendid Georgian building overlooking the impressive George's Square with its statues of Sir Walter Scott, Robert Burns and Isaac Watts.
Among those quoted are John Knox, Samuel Rutherford, Isaac Watts, Robert Burns, Thomas Carlyle, and Edwin Muir.
In point of fact, "the harp with a thousand strings," a phrase out of an Isaac Watts hymn and easily found in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, was one of the favorite cliches of the Victorian era.
Isaac Watts famously hymned, "How doth the little busy bee / Improve each shining hour," and Insect Poetics improves an understanding of insect language and image in places high and low.
Colman edited and abridged Edwards's eight-page reply, appended it to an edition of Williams sermons and then sent that on to Isaac Watts and John Guyse in England who wanted to publish it in its entirety.
Isaac Watts heard this psalm as he composed his famous Christmas hymn "Joy to the World.
Dixon gives his readers a very informative portrait of revivalists Jonathan Edwards and Isaac Watts.