Isaac Watts Poems

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1.
Against Quarreling And Fighting

Let dogs delight to bark and bite,
For God hath made them so:
Let bears and lions growl and fight,
For 'tis their nature, too.
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2.
Against Evil Company

Why should I join with those in Play,
In whom I've no delight,
Who curse and swear, but never pray,
Who call ill Names, and fight.
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3.
Against Idleness And Mischief

How doth the little busy Bee
Improve each shining Hour,
And gather Honey all the day
From every opening Flower!
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4.
Examples Of Early Piety

What blest examples do I find
Writ in the Word of Truth
Of children that began to mind
Religion in their youth!
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5.
How Doth The Little Busy Bee

How doth the little busy bee
Improve each shining hour,
And gather honey all the day
From every opening flower!
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6.
Against Scoffing And Calling Names

Our tongues were made to bless the Lord,
And not speak ill of men:
When others give a railing word,
We must not rail again.
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7.
Against Lying

O 'tis a lovely thing for youth
To early walk in wisdom's way;
To fear a lie, to speak the truth,
That we may trust to all they say!
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8.
Cradle Hymn

Hush, my dear, lie still and slumber;
Holy angels guard thy bed;
Heavenly blessings without number
Gently falling on thy head.
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9.
Hymn 100

Believe and be saved.

John 3:16-18.
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10.
Hymn 108

Christ unseen and beloved.

1 Pet. 1:5.
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