Divine and moral songs, attempted in easy language, for the use of children.

Revised and corrected.
  • 71 Pages
  • 2.77 MB
  • English
Printed and sold by Samuel Hall, in Cornhill. , Boston
StatementBy Isaac Watts, D.D. ; [Two lines from Matthew]
SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 46090.
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, [1], 8-71, [3] p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14590154M

First appearing inIsaac Watts' Divine Songs Attempted in Easy Language for the Use of Children, which has also been published as Divine and Moral Songs for Children, as well as just Divine Songs, was one of the most popular English-language collections of children's poetry and hymns throughout the 18th and 19th centuries.

It attempts to educate children on the conduct that Watts, a Congregationalist minister 3/5. Excerpt from Divine and Moral Songs: Attempted in Easy Language, for the Use of Children, With Some Additional Composures I have added at the end some attempts of sonnets on moral subjects, for children, with an air of plea santry, to provoke some fitter pen to Author: Isaac Watts.

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Isaac Watts’s collection of moral songs for children was first published in For the next years, it was one of the most popular children’s books, typical of the kind of verse directed at children at this time.

Isaac Watts, Divine Songs, Attempted in Easy Language for the Use of Children. Coventry: J.W. Piercy, [n.d.]. 8vo, 4 woodcuts, pages + plates. Isaac Watts’ Divine Songs, originally issued by M.

Lawrence inwas published in countless editions and became a fixture in the education of young Protestants for many subsequent decades. But in thy dreadful book ‘tis writ Against the judgment–day.

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And must the crimes that I have done Be read and publish’d there; Be all exposed before the sun, While men and angels hear. 44 Lord, at thy feet ashamed I lie; Upward I dare not look: Pardon my sins before I die, And blot them from thy book.

Remember all the dying pains That my. Divine and moral songs: attempted in easy language for the use of children: to which are added, catechisms for children and for youth, prayers, &c.

Author: Isaac Watts. Divine and moral songs: attempted in easy language, for the use of children / By Isaac Watts. Abstract. Copy in McGill Library Rare Books and Special Collections: buff cardboard es 2 sentence: "How glorious is our Heav'nly King, Who reigns above the sky!"Without -engraved frontispiece, included.

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London, Oxford University Press, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors /. Two popular examples are Isaac Watts’ Divine Songs () and James Janeway’s A Token for Children (), published in several editions throughout the century. Blake reacted against this genre of instructional children’s literature in the Songs of Innocence and Experience, taking a popular literary form and subverting it.

Divine and Moral Songs for Children became a ubiquitous children’s book throughout England for nearly two hundred years. By the midth century, the book existed in over a thousand editions. Isaac Watts (–). Divine Songs Attempted in Easy Language for the Use of Children.

London: Printed for J. Buckland, J.F. and C. Rivington, [et. al.], First published inIsaac Watts’s Divine Songs was reprinted regularly throughout the eighteenth century.

Isaac Watts (). Watts's Hymns and Moral Songs for the Use of Children, Revised and Altered. To Which are Added, Prayers for the Use of Children. By a Lady. London: Printed by Permission of the Proprietors, for J.

Johnson, In a preface dated Novemthe anonymous editor. - Didactic poetry and Fiction: John Bunyan's A Book for Boys and Girls; or, Country Rhymes for Children (); Elaine Ostry in Social Dreaming: Dickens and the Fairy Tale () asserts that all children's literature conveys some kind of morality, even as it may claim to be non-didactic; Isaac Watts's Divine Songs Attempted in Easy Language.

Divine Songs Language: English: LoC Class: PR: Language and Literatures: English literature: LoC Class: PZ: Language and Literatures: Juvenile belles lettres: Subject: Children's songs, English -- Early works to Subject: Hymns, English -- Early works to Subject: Children's songs -- Texts -- Early works to Subject.

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My first thought was to add some discussion questions and use them for learning actives related to. Divine Songs Attempted in Easy Language for the Use of Children () Hymns. Watts' hymns include: Joy to the World (based on Ps tune by an unknown composer using fragments from Handel, first published in England inpopularized by American Lowell Mason).

Psalms, book of the Old Testament composed of sacred songs, or of sacred poems meant to be sung. In the Hebrew Bible, Psalms begins the third and last section of the biblical canon, known as the Writings.

The psalms have also had a profound effect on the development of Christian worship. From the cover of the NYRB reissue of The Fire Horse.

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How much patience you have, for instance.”. Evidently this interpretation prevailed because by the s it had become standard repertory at nursery schools and children’s sing-alongs. The richness of using songs as sources for understanding history—and the need to delve deeply into the available evidence when doing so—lies in their openness to such multiple uses and interpretations.

Watts also saw that children needed to have hymns that suited their age, hymns that they could sing in their everyday life. Because of this, in he wrote Divine and Moral Songs, for the Use of Children. These songs were about problems of youth at that time and still today, with titles like Against Evil Company and Against Pride in Clothes.

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The rest of the students take turns describing the words on the slides, and the student at the front has to guess them. Isaac Watts (–), English Nonconformist minister who is regarded as the father of English hymnody.

His collections of hymns include Hymns and Spiritual Songs () and The Psalms of David Imitated in the Language of the New Testament (). His most famous hymn is ‘Our God, Our Help in Ages Past.’. Positive parenting techniques work well for raising children with discipline and good moral values, and are every parents’ dream.

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