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Isaac Watts
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Song 20: Against Idleness and Mischief. Parodied by Lewis Carroll in Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. - Divine Songs Attempted in the Easy Language of Children (1715)
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How doth the little busy bee 
 Improve each shining hour, 
 And gather honey all the day 
 From every opening flower!  - Isaac Watts
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Isaac Watts
Source/Notes:
Divine Songs Attempted in the Easy Language of Children (1715), Song 17: "Love between Brothers and Sisters"
Isaac Watts
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Song 22: Against Pride in Clothes. - Divine Songs Attempted in the Easy Language of Children (1715)
Isaac Watts
Source/Notes:
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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