Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations. 1989.
Isaac Watts (16741748)
I would not change my native land For rich Peru with all her gold
ISAAC WATTS, Praise for Birth and Education in a Christian Land, song 5, stanza 3, Divine Songs in Easy Language for the Use of Children, p. 12 (1975). The first edition of this book was published in 1715, and many editions followed.