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Quotation by Isaac Watts
Sweet is the day of sacred rest;
No mortal cares shall seize my breast;
O may my heart in tune be found
Like David's harp of solemn sound.
Isaac Watts (1674–1748), British hymn-writer. Published in The Sacred Harp (1991). "Sweet is the day of sacred rest," l. 1-4 (1719).
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