William Makepeace Thackeray
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William Makepeace Thackeray PoemsKing Canute
KING CANUTE was weary hearted; he had reigned for years a score,
Battling, struggling, pushing, fighting, killing much and robbing more;... more »
A Tragic Story
There lived a sage in days of yore,
And he a handsome pigtail wore;
But wondered much and sorrowed more,
Because it hung behind him.... more »
To His Serving Boy
Philyra coronae:... more »
Come To The Greenwood Tree
Come to the greenwood tree,
Come where the dark woods be,
Dearest, O come with me!
Let us rove—O my love—O my love!... more »
At The Church-Gate
Although I enter not,
Yet round about the spot,
Ofttimes I hover,
And near the sacred gate,... more »
Sorrows Of Werther
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.... more »
The Mahogany Tree
Christmas is here:
Winds whistle shrill,
Icy and chill,
Little care we:... more »
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William Makepeace Thackeray Quotationsmore quotations »
''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).
''It is best to love wisely, no doubt: but to love foolishly is better than not to be able to love at all.''William Makepeace Thackeray (1811-1863), British author. Pendennis, ch. 6 (1848-1850).
''It is impossible, in our condition of Society, not to be sometimes a Snob.''William Makepeace Thackeray (1811-1863), British author. The Book of Snobs, ch. 3 (1848).
''It is to the middle-class we must look for the safety of England.''William Makepeace Thackeray (1811-1863), British author. The Four Georges, "George the Third," (1855).
Comments about William Makepeace Thackeray
To His Serving Boy
Rosa qua locorum
Neque te ministrum
Neque me sub arcta