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Which of the following quotations BEST showcase the fact that one of Brontë's primary inspirations was William Makepeace Thackeray (the author of Vanity Fair, famous for sarcasm and satire)?


"I daren't for my life be alone with that poor child to-night: she might die; it's such a strange thing she should have that fit."


"Pooh! No - a mere scratch. Don't be so overcome, man: bear up!"


"Winter snows, I thought, had drifted through that void arch, winter rains beaten in at those hollow casements."


"'Oh! I will give my heart to God,' I said. 'You do not want it.'"


"The month of courtship had wasted: its very last hours were being numbered."

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