Ella Wheeler Wilcox

(5 November 1850 - 30 October 1919 / Johnstown Center / Rock County / Wisconsin)

Whatever Is - Is Best


I know as my life grows older,
And mine eyes have clearer sight,
That under each rank of wrong, somewhere
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  • Edythe Anderson (8/2/2007 1:50:00 AM)

    I have just discovered this poem in some old papers of my grandmothers
    In the 2nd paragraph the line stating (I know that the soul is sided) .In the letter that I have this line reads
    I know that that the soul is aided. I am wondering which is correct
    Thanking you
    Edythe (Report) Reply

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