I was blind but now I see!@John 9:25
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John Newton (1725-1807)

John Newton, Olney Hymns (London: W. Oliver, 1779).

New Britain, in Virginia Harmony, by James P. Carrell & David S. Clayton (Winchester, Virginia: 1831) (🔊 pdf nwc).

Ooh nay thla nah, hee oo way gee.’
E gah gwoo yah hay ee.
Naw gwoo joe sah, we you low say,
E gah gwoo yah ho nah.