William Makepeace Thackeray Quote

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.


Sorrows of Werther, reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.