More than psalms

To speak my own sense freely, I do not think David ever wrote a psalm of sufficient glory and sweetness to represent the blessings of this holy institution of Christ. [. . .] Therefore it is my opinion that other spiritual songs should sometimes be used to render Christian Psalmody complete.

~ Isaac Watts, The Psalms of David (1719)

. . . from a man who is perhaps best known for metricizing the Psalms.


About middlingpoet

From the Gawain poet to Rainer Maria Rilke: I love traditional poetry.
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