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Quotation by John Newton
Amazing grace! (how sweet the sound)
That sav'd a wretch like me!
I once was lost, but now am found,
Was blind, but now I see.
John Newton (1725–1807), British curate and hymn-writer. "Faith's Review and Expectation," hymn #XLII, book i, pp.54-55, l. 1-4, Olney Hymns, In Three Books, London, W. Oliver (1779).
His epitaph reads that he was "once an infidel and libertine."
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