Who is William Makepeace ThackerayWilliam Makepeace Thackeray (/ˈθækəri/; 18 July 1811 – 24 December 1863) was a British novelist and author. He is known for his satirical works, particularly Vanity Fair, a panoramic portrait of English society.
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William Makepeace Thackeray Poems
- Sorrows Of Werther, The
Werther had a love for Charlotte
Such as words could never utter;
Would you know how first he met her?
She was cutting bread and butter. ...
- Old Fashioned Fun
When that old joke was new,
It was not hard to joke,
And puns we now pooh-pooh,
Great laughter would provoke. ...
- To His Serving Boy
- King Canute
KING CANUTE was weary hearted; he had reigned for years a score,
Battling, struggling, pushing, fighting, killing much and robbing more;
And he thought upon his actions, walking by the wild sea-shore.
- At The Church-gate
Although I enter not,
Yet round about the spot,
Ofttimes I hover,
And near the sacred gate, ...
Top 10 most used topics by William Makepeace ThackerayNever 38 I Love You 30 Love 30 Heart 29 Good 27 Young 22 Long 22 Lady 21 Dear 20 Poor 19
William Makepeace Thackeray Quotes
- A cheerful look brings joy to the heart.
- A good laugh is sunshine in a house.
- Attacking is the only secret. Dare and the world always yields or if it beats you sometimes, dare it again and it will succumb.
- Attacking is the only secret. Dare and the world always yields; or if it beats you sometimes, dare it again and it will succumb.
- Bravery never goes out of fashion.
Comments about William Makepeace Thackeray
- __luucifer___: to love and win is the best thing. to love and lose, the next best. -william makepeace thackeray pratik stands strong
- Queen_ma_ma: vanity fair book by william makepeace thackeray, illustrated by charles crombie, the story of becky sharp
- Sirhelderamos: “i could not help thinking of myself with considerable complacency, and thanking my stars that had endowed me with so many good qualities” excerpt from barry lyndon william makepeace thackeray
- Sirhelderamos: “i believe a man forgets nothing. i've seen a flower, or heard some trivial word or two, which have awakened recollections that somehow had lain dormant for scores of years” excerpt from barry lyndon william makepeace thackeray
- Sirhelderamos: “dare, and the world always yields: or, if it beat you sometimes, dare again, and it will succumb” excerpt from barry lyndon william makepeace thackeray