William Makepeace Thackeray

(1811-1863 / India)

William Makepeace Thackeray Poems

1. Mrs. Katherine’s Lantern 4/7/2010
2. Roger-Bontemps 4/7/2010
3. The Almack’s Adieu 4/7/2010
4. Song Of The Violet 4/7/2010
5. The Caique 4/7/2010
6. Ronsard To His Mistress 4/7/2010
7. Lucy’s Birthday 4/7/2010
8. Molony’s Lament 4/7/2010
9. Mr. Molony’s Account Of The Ball 4/7/2010
10. Serenade 4/7/2010
11. When The Gloom Is On The Glen 4/7/2010
12. To Mary 4/7/2010
13. Requiescat 4/7/2010
14. The Battle Of Limerick 4/7/2010
15. The White Squall 4/7/2010
16. Peg Of Limavaddy 4/7/2010
17. Piscator And Piscatrix 4/7/2010
18. At The Zoo 1/19/2015
19. The Sorows Of Werther 4/7/2010
20. Wapping Old Stairs 4/7/2010
21. On A Very Old Woman 4/7/2010
22. Titmarsh’s Carmen Lilliense 4/7/2010
23. The Chaplet 4/7/2010
24. The Willow-Tree (Another Version) 4/7/2010
25. The Wolfe New Ballad Of Jane Roney And Mary Brown 4/7/2010
26. The Chronicle Of The Drum 4/7/2010
27. The King Of Brentford’s Testament 4/7/2010
28. The Lamentable Ballad Of The Foundling Of Shoreditch 4/7/2010
29. The Speculators 4/7/2010
30. Pocahontas 4/7/2010
31. The Three Christmas Waits 4/7/2010
32. When Moonlike Ore The Hazure Seas 4/7/2010
33. My Nora 4/7/2010
34. The Knight And The Lady 4/7/2010
35. The Mayfair Love-Song 4/7/2010
36. The Pimlico Pavilion 4/7/2010
37. The Knightly Guerdon 4/7/2010
38. The Last Irish Grievance 4/7/2010
39. The King Of Brentford 4/7/2010
40. May-Day Ode 4/7/2010
Best Poem of William Makepeace Thackeray

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.

He mused upon this curious case,
And swore he'd change the pigtail's place,
And have it hanging at his face,
Not dangling there behind him.

Says he, 'The mystery I've found -
Says he, 'The mystery I've found!
I'll turn me round,' - he turned him round;
But still it hung behind him.

Then round and round, and out and in,
All day the puzzled sage did spin;
In vain - it mattered not a pin -
The ...

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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.

Charlotte was a married lady,
And a moral man was Werther,
And, for all the wealth of Indies,
Would do nothing for to hurt her.

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