Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Ella Wheeler Wilcox


Born
in Johnstown, Wisconsin, The United States
November 05, 1850

Died
October 30, 1919

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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.

Average rating: 4.14 · 2,512 ratings · 283 reviews · 120 distinct worksSimilar authors
Poems of Passion

4.10 avg rating — 125 ratings — published 1883 — 10 editions
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The Heart of the New Thought

3.98 avg rating — 41 ratings — published 1942 — 40 editions
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Poems by Ella Wheeler Wilcox

4.55 avg rating — 31 ratings — published 2003 — 10 editions
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Poems Of Pleasure

3.92 avg rating — 25 ratings — published 1888 — 19 editions
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Poems of Power

4.24 avg rating — 25 ratings — published 1905 — 29 editions
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Maurine and Other Poems

4.15 avg rating — 20 ratings31 editions
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Solitude

4.82 avg rating — 11 ratings — published 2012
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The Whatever Is, Is Best

4.50 avg rating — 12 ratings — published 1975 — 4 editions
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Poems Of Purpose

4.21 avg rating — 14 ratings — published 1916 — 11 editions
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The Best of Ella Wheeler Wi...

4.13 avg rating — 16 ratings — published 1971 — 2 editions
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