William Makepeace Thackeray /ˈθækəri/ (18 July 1811 – 24 December 1863) was an English novelist of the 19th century. He was famous for his satirical works, particularly Vanity Fair, a panoramic portrait of English society.

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Famous quotes containing the word thackeray:

    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 (1811–1863)

    Now they heap the funeral pyre,
    And the torch of death they light;
    Ah! ‘tis hard to die by fire!
    —William Makepeace Thackeray (1811–1863)

    It is impossible, in our condition of Society, not to be sometimes a Snob.
    —William Makepeace Thackeray (1811–1863)