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George Linnaeus Banks

George Linnaeus Banks (2 March 1821 – 3 May 1881), husband of author Isabella Banks, was a British journalist, editor, poet, playwright, amateur actor, orator, and Methodist.

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George Linnaeus Banks
... George Linnaeus Banks (2 March 1821 – 3 May 1881), husband of author Isabella Banks, was a British journalist, editor, poet, playwright, amateur actor, orator, and Methodist ... George was born in Birmingham, the son of a seedsman familiar with the plant nomenclature of Linnaeus ... After a brief experience in a variety of trades, in his late teens George Banks became a contributor to various newspapers, and subsequently a playwright, being the ...

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    I live to hold communion
    With all that is divine,
    To feel there is a union
    ‘Twixt Nature’s heart and mine;
    —George Linnaeus Banks (1821–1881)

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    Or will ye die by my wee pen knife?

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    He ‘s killed this may and he ‘s laid her by,
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    Unknown. Babylon; or, The Bonnie Banks o’ Fordie (l. 9–14)

    I live to hold communion
    With all that is divine,
    To feel there is a union
    ‘Twixt Nature’s heart and mine;
    —George Linnaeus Banks (1821–1881)