Douglas Jerrold


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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).
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  • ''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 this in Jerome K. Jerome's Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow, "On Being in Love" (1889): "Love is like the measles; we all have to go through it. Also like the measles, we take it only once."
  • ''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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