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Isaac Watts
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Song 20: Against Idleness and Mischief. - Divine Songs Attempted in the Easy Language of Children (1715)
Isaac Watts
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Divine Songs Attempted in the Easy Language of Children (1715), Song 22: "Against Pride in Clothes"
Isaac Watts
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Hymn 79, Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Book I.
Isaac Watts
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Hymn 88, Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Book I.


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Born: July 17, 1674

Died: November 25, 1748 (aged 74)

Nationality: English

Occupation: Politician

Bio: Isaac Watts was an English hymnwriter, theologian and logician. A prolific and popular hymnwriter, he was recognised as the Father of English Hymnody, credited with some 650 hymns. Many of his hymns remain in use today, and have been translated into many languages.

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