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Watts

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A district of Los Angeles, California. It was the scene of severe racial tensions and violence in 1965 and 1992.

Watts

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1. (Biography) George Frederick. 1817–1904, English painter and sculptor, noted esp for his painting Hope (1886) and his sculpture Physical Energy (1904) in Kensington Gardens, London
2. (Biography) Isaac. 1674–1748, English hymn-writer

Watts

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n.
1. André, born 1946, U.S. concert pianist, born in Germany.
2. Isaac, 1674–1748, English theologian and hymnist.
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Nevertheless, not three days previous, Bildad had told them that no profane songs would be allowed on board the Pequod, particularly in getting under weigh; and Charity, his sister, had placed a small choice copy of Watts in each seaman's berth.
Watts, Burne-Jones, and Botticelli); and he wrote not without distinction verses of a pessimistic character.
Poor, wayward-hearted Collins leaned his head upon their crazy tables; priggish Benjamin Franklin; Savage, the wrong-headed, much troubled when he could afford any softer bed than a doorstep; young Bloomfield, "Bobby" Burns, Hogarth, Watts the engineer--the roll is endless.
He felt that he was being done good to, and that if he kept on with Ruskin, and the Queen's Hall Concerts, and some pictures by Watts, he would one day push his head out of the grey waters and see the universe.
'"How doth the little--"' murmured one of the teachers, in quotation from Doctor Watts.
What does Doctor Watts say,' he added, looking at me, and moving his head to the time of his quotation, '"Satan finds some mischief still, for idle hands to do."'
[2] "On My Journey Home," hymn by Isaac Watts, found in many of the southern country songbooks of the ante bellum period.
An' right there he finishes himself, for his bad thumb, which I've known since he first got it as a kid fightin' in the sandlot at Watts Tract--he smashes that thumb right there, on my hard head, back into the socket with an out-twist, an' all the old cords that'd never got strong gets theirs again.
"Watts and Joachim-- they looked just like you and me."
"And, again and again, I am glad to see you, Watt! And, once again, I am glad to see you, Watt!" says Mrs.
Three articles in the "Archiv fur die gesammte Psychologie" by Watt,* Messer** and Buhler*** contain a great deal of the material amassed by the methods which Titchener calls experimental.
Rose despised this taste at first, but soon got interested in Livingstone's adventures, Hobson's stirring life in India, and the brave trials and triumphs of Watt and Arkwright, Fulton, and "Palissy, the Potter." The true, strong books helped the dreamy girl; her faithful service and sweet patience touched and won the boy; and long afterward both learned to see how useful those seemingly hard and weary hours had been to them.