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Questions about the non-fiction work 'The Improvement of the Mind' by Isaac Watts, published in 1741 as a supplement to his textbook on logic. Use this tag with the tag [isaac-watts].

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Who are the people Isaac Watts is talking about in “Improvement of the Mind”?

I am currently reading Improvement of the Mind (1741) by Isaac Watts, and at various instances in the book he mentions people whom I have a hard time tracking down. For example, on Page 14: Sobrino ...