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Time, like an ever-rolling stream, 
 Bears all its sons away; 
 They fly forgotten, as a dream 
 Dies at the opening day.  - Isaac Watts
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Divine Songs Attempted in the Easy Language of Children (1715), Song 17: "Love between Brothers and Sisters"
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Song 22: Against Pride in Clothes. - Divine Songs Attempted in the Easy Language of Children (1715)
Isaac Watts
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The Improvement of the Mind (1727), Chapter I

Isaac Watts
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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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