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Throw out the life line across the dark wave

Throw out the life line across the dark wave

Author: Edward S. Ufford (1888)
Tune: [Throw out the life-line across the dark wave]
Published in 302 hymnals

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Representative Text

1 Throw out the lifeline across the dark wave!
There is a brother* whom someone should save;—
Somebody’s brother!** Oh, who then will dare
To throw out the lifeline, his*** peril to share?

Refrain:
Throw out the lifeline! Throw out the lifeline!
Someone is drifting away;
Throw out the lifeline! Throw out the lifeline!
Someone is sinking today.

2 Throw out the lifeline with hand quick and strong-
Why do you tarry, why linger so long?
See! he is sinking! Oh, hasten today,
And out with the lifeboat! away, then, away! [Refrain]

3 Throw out the lifeline to danger-fraught men,
Sinking in anguish where you’ve never been;
Winds of temptation and billows of woe
Will soon hurl them out where the dark waters flow. [Refrain]

4 Soon will the season of rescue be o’er,
Soon will they drift to eternity’s shore;
Haste then, my brother,** no time for delay,
But throw out the lifeline and save them today. [Refrain]

Source: Songs of Zion #56

Author: Edward S. Ufford

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Text Information

First Line: Throw out the life line across the dark wave
Author: Edward S. Ufford (1888)
Meter: 10.10.10.11 with refrain
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Throw out the Life-Line!
Copyright: Public Domain

Timeline

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #6708
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Instances

Instances (1 - 100 of 302)

A Treasury of Hymns, the Best-Loved Hymns, Carols ... #d253

A. M. E. C. Hymnal #566

Abiding Songs #d138

Alexander's Hymns No. 2 #72

Alexander's Songs of the Gospel No.1 #d38

Assembly Songs #85

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Augsburg Songs No. 2 #167

Augsburg Songs, Nos. l and 2 Combined #d324

Baptist Hymnal 1956 #217

Bells of Heaven #d393

Bells of Heaven #d412

Bells of Heaven #d358

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Best Endeavor Hymns #182

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Best Hymns #96

Best of All Songs #d108

Billows of Song #d183

Blood Redemption and Christian Service Songs #d78

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Calvary Hymns #294

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Calvary Songs #118

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Calvary's Praises #33

Carols of Glory #d158

Children's Hymns and Songs #d106

Choice Hymns of the Faith #d445

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Christ in Song #544

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Christian Endeavor Edition of Gospel Hymns No. 6 #28

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Christian Endeavor Edition of Sacred Songs No. 1 #147

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Christian Endeavor Hymns #179

Christian Hymnal, a Collection of Hymns and Sacred Songs Suitable for Use in Public Worship #d552

Christian Hymns #d330

Christian Hymns and Songs #d216

Christian Hymns III #d403

Church Hymnal #388a

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Church Hymns and Gospel Songs #283

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Church Hymns and Gospel Songs #283

Complete Christian Hymnal #d231

Convention Hymnal #d80

Convention Songbook #d33

Convention Songs #d49

Cross and Crown Hymnal, 3rd ed. #d471

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Crowning Glory #13

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De Ungas Sångbok #258

Devotional Hymns #d258

Devotional Hymns #d262

Devotional Hymns #ad262

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Devotional Songs #271

Divine Service Book for the Armed Forces #d225

Evangel Bells #d110

Evangelistic songs #d75

Falls Creek Songs #d73

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Familiar Songs of the Gospel No. 1 #57

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Favorite Gospel Songs #2

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Favorite Gospel Songs #64

Favorite Gospel Songs. New ed. #d181

Favorite Hymns #d133

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Favorite Hymns for Sunday Schools, Gospel Services, Young People's Meetings and the Home #25

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Favorite Hymns of Praise #198

Fellowship Hymns #d287

Foursquare Favorites #d169

Foursquare Hymnal #d320

Foursquare Hymnal of Standard Songs of Evangelism #d212

Foursquare Hymnal of Standard Songs of Evangelism #65

Free Will Baptist Hymn Book #d341

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Full Gospel Songs #244

Gates of Praise for the Worship of God and Use in His Service. Rev. ed. #d113

Gems of Grace and Glory #d117

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Gems of Song #204

Glad Praise #d163

Glad Tidings #d116

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Gloria Deo #477

Glorious Gospel Hymns #611

Gospel Crusade Hymns #d142

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Gospel Hymns No. 6 #28

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Gospel Hymns Nos. 5 and 6 Combined #265

Gospel Light #d283

Gospel Melodies #d218

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Gospel Melodies and Evangelistic Hymns #21

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Gospel Pearls #103

Gospel Quintet Songs #d190

Gospel Searchlight Songs #d203

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Gospel Songs and Hymns No. 1 #97

Gospel Sunshine #d162

Gospel Truth in Song No. 3 #d168

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Great Gospel Songs #146

Great Hymns of the Faith #426

Greatest and Lasting Hymns #d349

Hallowed Hymns #d242

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Hallowed Hymns, New and Old #120

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Hallowed Hymns, New and Old #120

Harp of Zion #d96

Harvest Hymns #d204

Home Gospel Songs #d237

Home Gospel Songs No. 2 #d199

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Honey Out of the Rock #96

Hosannas, a Superior Collection ... #d119

Humbard Family Songs #d100

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Hymnal for Primary Classes #117

Hymns for the Sixth Baptist World Congress at Atlanta #d68

Hymns New and Old, Revised #d216

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Hymns of Faith #487

Hymns of Fellowship #d153

Pages

Exclude 295 pre-1979 instances
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