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which could make or bring to pass; gi-ko^, to weep from conscious insufficiency, or the longing for something that could bring happiness or prosperity. The words of the prayer, Wa-kon'-da dhe-dhu wah-pa'-dhi« a-ton'-he, literally rendered, are, Wa-kon;-da, here needy he stands; and I am he.
This prayer is very old. Its supplicating ca­dences echoed through the forests of this land long before our race had touched its shores, voicing a cry recognised by everv human heart.
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E-Book - An Annotated Compendium of Old Time American Songs by James Alverson III