We All Might Do Good

Author: G. Linnaeus Banks

Banks, George Linnaeus, newspaper editor and verse writer, was born at Birmingham, March 2, 1821, and died in London, May 3, 1881. His hymn, “I live far those who love me” [Work for God], in the Tonic Solfa Reporter, June, 1861, and in Daisies in the Grass, 1865 (the joint work of himself and his wife, Isabella, née Varley), p. 21, entitled "What I live for," and signed G. L. B. It is in various recent hymnals, sometimes as in Worship Song, 1905, beginning "I'd live." [Rev. James Mearns, M.A.] --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)  Go to person page >

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First Line: We all might do good, where we often do ill
Title: We All Might Do Good
Author: G. Linnaeus Banks
Copyright: Public Domain



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