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An Ambitious Man

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Ella Wheeler Wilcox (1850-1919) was an American author and poet. Her best-known work was Poems of Passion (1883), and her autobiography, The Worlds and I was published in 1918 shortly before her death. She started writing poetry at a very early age, and was well known as a poet in her own state by the time she graduated from high school. She married Robert Wilcox. Not long ...more
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Published (first published May 31st 1942)
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Late nineteenth-century fluff with a dash of nativism on the side. Luther Mott refers to Wilcox's poetry as "fourth-rate" and her prose isn't any better.
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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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