"Whenever he met ..." Quote of William Makepeace Thackeray

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Whenever he met a great man he grovelled before him, and my-lorded him as only a free-born Briton can do.

William Makepeace Thackeray
William Makepeace Thackeray (1811-1863), British author. Vanity Fair, ch. 13 (1848). Referring to Mr. Osborne.
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