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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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    ‘Tis strange what a man may do, and a woman yet think him an angel.
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    Kindnesses are easily forgotten; but injuries!—what worthy man does not keep those in mind?
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    It is impossible, in our condition of Society, not to be sometimes a Snob.
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