Douglas Jerrold


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Douglas William Jerrold (3 January 1803 – 8 June 1857) was an English dramatist and writer. more »

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  • ''Earth is here so kind, that just tickle her with a hoe and she laughs with a harvest.''
    Douglas Jerrold (1803-1857), British playwright, humorist. "A Land of Plenty," The Wit and Opinions of Douglas Jerrold (1859).
  • ''Love's like the measles—all the worse when it comes late in life.''
    Douglas Jerrold (1803-1857), British playwright, humorist. "A Philanthropist," The Wit and Opinions of Douglas Jerrold (1859). There is an echo of...
  • ''Dogmatism is puppyism come to its full growth.''
    Douglas Jerrold (1803-1857), British playwright, humorist. "Man Made of Money," The Wit and Opinions of Douglas Jerrold (1859).
  • ''The only athletic sport I ever mastered was backgammon.''
    Douglas Jerrold (1803-1857), British playwright, humorist. Quoted in W. Jerrold, Douglas Jerrold, vol. 1, ch. 1 (1914).
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