Isaac Watts(17 July 1674 - 25 November 1748)
Works in ECPA
alphabetical listing / listing in source editions
- THE Absence of the Beloved. ()
- Against Tears. The beginning of Ode 23. Book 4. of Casimire Imitated. Si, quae flent mala, lugubres Auferrent Oculi, &c. ()
- BEWAILING My own Inconstancy. ()
- Breathing towards the Heavenly Country. Casimire. Book I. Od. 19. Imitated. Urit me Patriae Decor, &c. ()
- Brotherly Love. PSALM CXXXIII. ()
- Christ's Amazing Love AND My Amazing Coldness. ()
- Confession and Pardon. ()
- A CRADLE HYMN. ()
- THE Day of Judgment. An ODE, Attempted in English Sapphick. ()
- DEATH A Welcome Messenger. ()
- THE Death of MOSES, Deut. xxxii. 49, 50. and xxxiv. 5, 6. ()
- THE Divine Sovereignty. ()
- Doubts and Fears SUPPRES'D. PSALM III. ()
- Duty to God and our Neighbour. ()
- AN ELEGY ON THE Reverend Mr. Tho. Gouge. ()
- AN EPITAPH ON King WILLIAM III. Of Glorious Memory, Who Died March 8th. 1701. ()
- Forsaken, yet Hoping. ()
- Free Philosophy. ()
- FRIENDSHIP. ()
- A Funeral POEM ON Thomas Gunston Esq ()
- THE GLORIES of GOD Exceed all Worship. ()
- GOD Appears most Glorious IN OUR Salvation by CHRIST. ()
- GOD Incomprehensible. ()
- GOD Sovereign and Gracious. ()
- GOD's Infinity. ()
- THE HAPPY SAINT AND Cursed Sinner. PSALM I. ()
- THE HAZARD OF Loving the Creatures. ()
- [Hymn I.] The Hosanna; or Salvation ascribed to CHRIST. ()
- [Hymn II.] GLORY to the FATHER and the SON, &c. ()
- AN Hymn of Praise TO The God of ENGLAND, FOR Three Great Salvations. (VIZ.) ()
- JESUS THE Only SAVIOUR. ()
- The Law and Gospel. ()
- LONGING FOR HEAVEN, OR, THE Song of Angels Above. ()
- LONGING FOR The Second Coming OF CHRIST. ()
- THE Love of CHRIST ON His CROSS AND On His THRONE. ()
- [MORAL SONG] I. The SLUGGARD. ()
- [MORAL SONG] II. Innocent Play. ()
- [MORAL SONG] III. The ROSE. ()
- [MORAL SONG] IV. The THIEF. ()
- [MORAL SONG] V. The ANT or EMMET. ()
- [MORAL SONG] VI. Good Resolutions. ()
- ON The Sudden Death OF Mrs. Mary Peacock. ()
- Our Saviour's Golden Rule. ()
- THE PLEASURE OF Love to CHRIST Present or Absent. ()
- Praise to the LORD FROM All NATIONS. PSALM C. ()
- THE REVERSE; ON THE View of some of my Friends remaining Comforts. ()
- Sick of Love. Solom. Song, i. 3. ()
- SICKNESS GIVES A Sight of HEAVEN. ()
- A Sight of CHRIST. ()
- Sincere Praise. ()
- Sitting in an Arbour. ()
- SONG I. A general Song of Praise to GOD. ()
- SONG II. Praise for Creation and Providence. ()
- SONG III. Praise to GOD for our Redemption. ()
- SONG IV. Praise for Mercies Spiritual and Temporal. ()
- A Song of Praise TO GOD. PSALM C. In Trissyllable Feet. ()
- SONG V. Praise for Birth and Education in a Christian Land. ()
- SONG VI. Praise for the Gospel. ()
- SONG VII. The Excellency of the BIBLE. ()
- SONG VIII. Praise to GOD for learning to Read. ()
- SONG IX. The All-seeing GOD. ()
- SONG X. Solemn Thoughts of GOD and Death. ()
- SONG XI. Heaven and Hell. ()
- SONG XII. The Advantages of early Religion. ()
- SONG XIII. The Danger of Delay. ()
- SONG XIV. Examples of early Piety. ()
- SONG XV. Against Lying. ()
- SONG XVI. Against Quarrelling and Fighting. ()
- SONG XVII. Love between Brothers and Sisters. ()
- SONG XVIII. Against Scoffing and calling Names. ()
- SONG XIX. Against Swearing, and Cursing, and taking God's Name in vain. ()
- SONG XX. Against Idleness and Mischief. ()
- SONG XXI. Against Evil Company. ()
- SONG XXII. Against Pride in Clothes. ()
- SONG XXIII. Obedience to Parents. ()
- SONG XXIV. The Child's Complaint. ()
- SONG XXV. A MORNING SONG: ()
- SONG XXVI. An EVENING SONG. ()
- SONG XXVII. For the LORD's-DAY MORNING. ()
- SONG XXVIII. For the LORD'S-DAY EVENING. ()
- THE Sufferings and Glories OF CHRIST. A SONG In Trisyllable Feet. ()
- A SUMMER EVENING. ()
- The TEN COMMANDMENTS, out of the Old Testament, put into short Rhyme for Children. ()
- TO David Polhill Esq ()
- TO David Polhill Esq ()
- TO Dr. JOHN SPEED of Southampton. ()
- TO Dr. Thomas Gibson. ()
- TO Her MAJESTY. ()
- TO John Hartopp Esq ()
- TO John Hartopp Esq ()
- TO Mr. A. S. and Mr. T. H. ()
- TO Mr. C. and S. Fleetwood. ()
- TO Mr. Henry Bendish. ()
- TO Mr. John Lock Retired from The World of Business. ()
- TO Mr. JOHN SHUTE ON Mr. LOCK's Dangerous Sickness sometime after he had retired to study the Scriptures. ()
- TO Mr. Nicholas Clark. ()
- TO Mr. Robert Atwood. ()
- TO Mr. William Blackbourn. ()
- TO My Brothers E. and T. W. ()
- TO My Sisters S. and M. W. ()
- TO Nathanael Gould Esq ()
- TO THE Discontented and Unquiet. ()
- TO THE Reverend Mr. B. Rowe. ()
- To the Reverend Mr. John Howe. ()
- To the Right Honourable JOHN Lord CUTTS. [At the Siege of Namure.] ()
- TO Thomas Gunston Esq ()
- THE Transcendent Glories OF THE DEITY. ()
- THE Universal Hallelujah, OR, PSALM 148. PARAPHRAS'D. ()
- UPON The Dismal Narrative OF THE Afflictions of a Friend. ()
- Wishing him ever with me. ()
- A Word of Warning, OR Few Happy Marriages. ()
- Watts, Isaac, 1674-1748. Horæ lyricæ: Poems, chiefly of the lyric kind. In two books. ... By I. Watts. London: Printed by S. and D. Bridge, for John Lawrence at the Sign of the Angel in the Poultrey. MDCCVI., 1706. ,267,p.; 8⁰. (ESTC T82397; OTA K067329.000)
- Watts, Isaac, 1674-1748. Divine songs: attempted in easy language for the use of children. By I. Watts, D.D. London: Printed for J. Buckland; J. F. and C. Rivington; T. Longman; W. Fenner; T. Field; and E. and C. Dilly, 1777. xii,58,p.; 12⁰. (ESTC T185045; OTA K123515.000)
Index of English Literary Manuscripts. Vol. III, 1700-1800 . London: Mansell, 1986-1997. Pt. 4 Sterne-Young. 511-534. Print. 4 volumes.
Bishop, Selma L., ed. Isaac Watts, Hymns and Spiritual Songs, 1707-1748. A study in early eighteenth century language changes. London: Faith Press, 1962. Print.
Jackson, Gordon, ed. Isaac Watts: Selected poems. Manchester: Carcanet Press, 1999. Print.
Bishop, Selma L. Isaac Watts's Hymns and spiritual songs, 1707: a publishing history and a bibliography. Ann Arbor, Mich.: Pierian Press, 1974. Print.
Beynon, Graham. Isaac Watts: His Life and Thought. Ross-shire: Christian Focus, 2013. Print.
Davis, Arthur P. Isaac Watts: His Life and Works. New York: Dryden Press, 1943. Print.
Baines, Paul, Julian Ferraro, Pat Rogers, eds. The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Eighteenth-Century Writers and Writing, 1660-1789. Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2011. 359-360. Print.
Radcliffe, David H., ed.
Rev. Isaac Watts (1674-1748). Spenser and the Tradition: ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830. Center for Applied Technologies in the Humanities, Virginia Tech, 2006. Web. 14 Oct. 2011. http://spenserians.cath.vt.edu/AuthorRecord.php?recordid=32931.
Arnold, Richard. Trinity of Discord: The Hymnal and Poetic Innovations of Isaac Watts, Charles Wesley, and William Cowper. New York, NY: Peter Lang, 2012. Print.
Beynon, Graham. Isaac Watts: reason, passion, and the revival of religion. London; Oxford; New York (N.Y.): Bloomsbury T&T Clark, 2016. Print.
Davie, Donald, and Wright, Thomas F. The Language of the Eighteenth-Century Hymm. Los Angeles: Clark Memorial Library, UCLC, 1980. Print.
Hoyles, John. The Waning of the Renaissance, 1640-1740: Studies in the Thought and Poetry of Henry More, John Norris and Isaac Watts. La Haye: M. Nijhoff, 1971. Print.
Aesthetics and theology in Samuel Johnson's Life of Isaac Watts and Prayers and Meditations (1785). New, Melvyn; Reedy, Gerard, eds. Theology and literature in the age of Johnson: resisting secularism. Newark, NJ: Delaware UP; Lanham, MD; Oxford: Rowman & Littlefield, 2012. 147-161. Print.
Isaac Watts's unfixed hymn genre. Modern Philology 109(4) (2012): 463-482. Print.
Maclear, J. F.
Isaac Watts and the Idea of Public Religion. Journal of the History of Ideas 53(1) (1992): 25-45. Print.
Marshall, Madeleine Forell.
Teaching the Uncanonized: The Examples of Watts and Rowe. Fox, Christopher, ed. Teaching Eighteenth-Century Poetry. New York: AMS, 1990. 1-24. Print.
Devotional Poetry. Lynch, Jack, ed. The Oxford Handbook of British Poetry: 1660-1800. Oxford: Oxford UP, 2016. 563-578. Print.
Plett, James Wendall. The poetic language of Isaac Watts's hymns. Unpub. doct. diss., University of California, Riverside, 1986. Print. [Abstr. in Dissertation Abstracts International (47) 2598A.]
Reynolds, Margaret. The Child in Poetry: Foundlings, Lostlings, Changelings. Proceedings of the British Academy 151. Oxford: Oxford UP, for British Academy, 2007. Print.
Isaac Watts and the Dimensions of Child Interiority. Journal for Eighteenth-Century Studies 39(1) (2016): 103-119. Print.
Wakely-Mulroney, Katherine, and Louise Joy, eds. The Aesthetics of Children's Poetry: a study of children's verse in English. Abingdon, Oxon; New York, New York: Routledge, 2018. Print.
Watson, J. R. The English Hymn: A Critical and Historical Study. Oxford: OUP, 1997. 133-170. Print.
Wendeln, Ronald A. Isaac Watt's Horae lyricae as dissenting conversion literature. Unpub. doct. diss., Boston College, 1978. Print.