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William Makepeace Thackeray

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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    It is to the middle-class we must look for the safety of England.
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    It is best to love wisely, no doubt: but to love foolishly is better than not to be able to love at all.
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    Whenever he met a great man he grovelled before him, and my-lorded him as only a free-born Briton can do.
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