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. Ronsard To His Mistress 4/7/2010
4. The Caique 4/7/2010
5. Song Of The Violet 4/7/2010
6. Lucy’s Birthday 4/7/2010
7. Molony’s Lament 4/7/2010
8. Mr. Molony’s Account Of The Ball 4/7/2010
9. Serenade 4/7/2010
10. When The Gloom Is On The Glen 4/7/2010
11. The Almack’s Adieu 4/7/2010
12. Requiescat 4/7/2010
13. To Mary 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 King Of Brentford 4/7/2010
38. The Knightly Guerdon 4/7/2010
39. The Last Irish Grievance 4/7/2010
40. May-Day Ode 4/7/2010
Best Poem of William Makepeace Thackeray

King Canute

KING CANUTE was weary hearted; he had reigned for years a score,
Battling, struggling, pushing, fighting, killing much and robbing more;
And he thought upon his actions, walking by the wild sea-shore.

'Twixt the Chancellor and Bishop walked the King with steps sedate,
Chamberlains and grooms came after, silversticks and goldsticks great,
Chaplains, aides-de-camp, and pages,—all the officers of state.

Sliding after like his shadow, pausing when he chose to pause,
If a frown his face contracted, straight the courtiers dropped their jaws;
If to laugh the king was ...

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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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