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Newton, John

(1725–1807). B. London, Eng.; sailor till 1755, the last 4 yrs. in Afr. slave trade; tide surveyor Liverpool 1755–60; studied Gk. and Heb.; ordained Angl. curate Olney, Buckinghamshire; produced Olney Hymns with W. Cowper.* Hymns include “Glorious Things of Thee Are Spoken”; “How Sweet the Name of Jesus Sounds.”

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