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Take Hold The Life-Line

O sailor, on life’s stormy sea

Author: Fred G. Strickland (1892)
Tune: [O sailor, on life's stormy sea]
Published in 1 hymnal

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 O sailor, on life’s stormy sea,
Your boat is driven to’ard the reef;
You do not know the danger near,
Nor feel your need of quick relief.

Refrain:
Take hold the lifeline, hold it fast;
Your danger then will soon be past.
Within your reach the line we throw;
Take hold before you sink below.

2 The rocks are hidden in the deep,
Your vessel will be shattered there;
Now is the time to save your life,
Disaster comes on unaware. [Refrain]

3 See! now your boat is in the shoal,
The roaring waves dash o’er its deck;
It breaks in pieces, scatters far,
O sailor, cling not to the wreck! [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #7865

Author: Fred G. Strickland

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Text Information

First Line: O sailor, on life’s stormy sea
Title: Take Hold The Life-Line
Author: Fred G. Strickland (1892)
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Take hold the lifeline, hold it fast

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #7865
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)



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