Foxon, David F. English Verse 1701-1750. Cambridge University Press, 1975.
Standard Name: Watts, Isaac
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|Anthologization||Frances Seymour, Countess of Hertford||
Isaac Watts published Reliquiae Juveniles: Miscellaneous Thoughts in Prose and Verse, including four short poems by Lady Hertford identified by the pen-name Eusebia (meaning Piety).
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Her funeral was an Anglican service, which, says Marilyn L. Brooks in the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, she would not have approved of. But she was buried five days after her death in...
Their later reading drew on a selection of standard texts including Oliver Goldsmith 's History of England, Hannah More 's Moral Sketches, John Bunyan 's Pilgrim's Progress, Isaac Watts 's Doctrine of...
Their education continued at home from a selection of standard texts including Oliver Goldsmith 's History of England, Hannah More 's Moral Sketches, John Bunyan 's Pilgrim's Progress, Isaac Watts 's Doctrine...
Thereafter, Patrick Brontë educated his remaining children at home, using standard educational texts including Thomas Salmon 's A New Geographical and Historical Grammar, a condensed version of Oliver Goldsmith 's History of England,...
RL learned to read for herself before anyone was prepared to teach her. She had some books already, and when an uncle gave her a sixpence she bought a copy of Isaac Watts 's Hymns...
|Family and Intimate relationships||Elizabeth Singer Rowe|
|Friends, Associates||Frances Seymour, Countess of Hertford||
Lady Hertford wrote that a certain distrust of her own judgement made her slow in the choice of a friend; but when that choice is made, my attachments are too strong to be easily broken...
|Intertextuality and Influence||Maria De Fleury||
She heads her work with the quotation What think ye of Christ? (a question which St Matthew's Gospel reports Jesus as asking the Pharisees, arguably as a kind of trick), and adds, admiringly, others from...
|Intertextuality and Influence||Elizabeth Bury||
Here she concludes by quoting, unascribed, eight lines of poetry by Congreve beginning When Lesbia first I saw, so heavenly Fair.
Such a worldly quotation seems out of character. Most of the quotations in...
Bury, Elizabeth. An Account of the Life and Death of Mrs Elizabeth Bury. Bury, SamuelEditor , Printed by and for J. Penn and sold by J. Sprint, 1720.
|Intertextuality and Influence||Jane Collier||
Isaac Watts , in a discourse on religious humility, had argued that it was necessary for him to talk about otherwise unacceptably low and trivial happenings in order to make visible the horrors of domestic...
|Intertextuality and Influence||Elizabeth Meeke||
Amazement quotes Isaac Watts on its title-page. Its protagonist, Jocelyn, younger brother of an earl, has married a poor woman and left her behind to bear their child while he went to India to make...
|Intertextuality and Influence||Ann Taylor Gilbert||
These poems follow in the footsteps of Isaac Watts .
|Intertextuality and Influence||Regina Maria Roche||
The novel, which quotes Isaac Watts on its title-page and is again set in Ireland, adds gothic touches to a domestic story. While shut up in a country house the heroine reads Richardson 's Clarissa.
|Literary responses||Frances Seymour, Countess of Hertford||
Isaac Watts wrote a poem in praise of this elegy, in whch he presents Hertford as Rowe's heir.
Kennedy, Deborah. Poetic Sisters. Early Eighteenth-Century Women Poets. Bucknell University Press, 2013.
24 July 1707
Isaac Watts published his influential volume of Hymns and Spiritual Songs.
Isaac Watts published DivineSongs Attempted in Easy Language for the Use of Children.