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Wilcox, ELLA WHEELER (b. Johnston Center, Wisc. 5 XI 1850; m.1884 Robert Wilcox; d. Short Beach, Conn. 30 X 1919), American verse-writer and novelist. She gained wide popularity with her nearly 40 volumes of verse, which mixed platitudes with sentimentality.

VERSE: Drops of Water (1872); Poems of Passion (1883).--AUTOBIOGRAPHY: The Story of a Literary Career (1905); The Worlds and I (1918).

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[Callaway, H.L.]