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Isaac Watts

Isaac Watts (17 July 1674 – 25 November 1748) was an English hymnwriter, theologian and logician. A prolific and popular hymnwriter, he was recognised as the "Father of English Hymnody", credited with some 750 hymns. Many of his hymns remain in use today, and have been translated into many languages.

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    Birds in their little nests agree
    And ‘tis a shameful sight
    When children of one family
    Fall out, and childe, and fight.
    Isaac Watts (1674–1748)

    In vain we lavish out our lives,
    To gather empty wind;
    The choicest blessings earth can yield
    Will starve a hungry mind.
    —Isaac Watts (1674–1748)