William Makepeace Thackeray (1811-1863 / India)
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- A Credo
- A Credo (after the German)
- A Doe In The City
- A Tragic Story
- A Woeful New Ballad Of The Protestant Co...
- Abd-El-Kader At Toulon Or, The Caged Haw...
- Ad Ministram
- Ah, Bleak And Barren Was The Moor
- At the Church-Gate
- Atra Cura
- Come To The Greenwood Tree
- Commanders Of The Faithful
- Damages, Two Hundred Pounds
- Dear Jack
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We who have lived before railways were made belong to another world.... It was only yesterday, but what a gulf between now and then! Then was the old world. Stage-coaches, more or less swift, riding-h...William Makepeace Thackeray (1811-1863), British author. "De Juventute," The Roundabout Papers (1863).
If, in looking at the lives of princes, courtiers, men of rank and fashion, we must perforce depict them as idle, profligate, and criminal, we must make allowances for the rich men's failings, and rec...William Makepeace Thackeray (1811-1863), British author. "George the Third," The Four Georges (1855).
''Kindnesses are easily forgotten; but injuries!what worthy man does not keep those in mind?''William Makepeace Thackeray (1811-1863), British author. Lovel the Widower, ch. 1 (1860).
''Despair is perfectly compatible with a good dinner, I promise you.''William Makepeace Thackeray (1811-1863), British author. Lovel the Widower, ch. 6 (1860).
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