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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In this mimic form of a matron in years,
How plainly the pencil of Denner appears!
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Not a trace of decline, what a wonder is she!
No dimness of eye, and no cheek hanging low,
No wrinkle, or deep-furrow-d frown on the brow!
Her forehead indeed is here circled around
With locks like the ribbon with which they are bound;

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