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Ella Wheeler Wilcox (185-1919) was an American author and poet. She is known for writing Poems of Passion. Her most remembered poem was "Solitude," which contains the lines: "Laugh, and the world laughs with you; Weep, and you weep alone." A few of the poems in this collection are Greater Britain, Belgium. Knitting, Mobilisation, Neutral, A book for the King, The men-made ...more
Paperback, 92 pages
Published November 4th 2009 by Book Jungle (first published 1919)
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Moe
Nice classic poetry. Ella Wheeler Wilcox was a great poet. Here is a quote taken from one of her poems:

From this full consciousness
my faith is borrowing
Light to illuminate life's darkest sorrowing,
whatever woes assail me, still I cry:
'God reigns on High!
He doeth all things well.'
My faith finds prayer
the language of the heart

(Kindle location 549, page 68)
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Ella Wheeler Wilcox was an American author and poet.

Her best-known work was "Poems of Passion". Her most enduring work was the poem "Solitude", which contains the lines:

"Laugh, and the world laughs with you;
Weep, and you weep alone".

Her autobiography, "The Worlds and I", was published in 1918, a year before her death.
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