Who is William Makepeace Thackeray

William 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
    Persicos odi
    Puer, apparatus;
    Displicent nexae
    Philyra coronae:...
  • 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, ...
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Never 38 I Love You 30 Love 30 Heart 29 Good 27 Young 22 Long 22 Lady 21 Dear 20 Poor 19

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  • __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
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