Douglas William Jerrold

Playwright, Author

1803 – 1857

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Who was Douglas William Jerrold?

Douglas William Jerrold was an English dramatist and writer.

Famous Quotes:

  • The sharp employ the sharp.
  • Love's like the measles; all the worse when it comes late in life.
  • He was so benevolent, so merciful a man that, in his mistaken passion, he would have held an umbrella over a duck in a shower of rain.
  • Not peace at any price! Chains are worse than bayonets.
  • The best thing I know between France and England is the sea.
  • Happiness grows at our own firesides, and is not to be picked in stranger's gardens.
  • Marriage is like wine. It is not properly judged until the second glass.
  • He is one of those wise philanthropists who, in a time of famine, would vote for nothing, but a supply of toothpicks.
  • Even the worse of jobs has their pleasures, if I were a grave digger or a hangmen, there are some people I could work for with a great deal of enjoyment.
  • In this world truth can wait; she is used to it.

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Born
Jan 3, 1803
London
Also known as
  • Douglas Jerrold
Parents
Children
Nationality
  • England
Profession
Employment
  • Punch
    (1851 - )
Lived in
  • London
Died
Jun 8, 1857
Kilburn Priory
Resting place
West Norwood Cemetery

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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