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William Miller (1810–1872)

Miller, William. A Scottish poet; born in Bridgegate, Glasgow, Aug. 1810; died at Glasgow, Aug. 20, 1872. Uncertain health preventing his becoming a physician, he adopted the trade of wood-turning. He has been called “the laureate of the nursery.” He wrote: ‘Scottish Nursery Songs and Other Poems’ (1863). One of his most popular single poems was ‘Wee Willie Winkie.’