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Douglas William Jerrold Quotes

Earth is here so kind, that just tickle her with a hoe and she laughs with a harvest.
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Happiness grows at our own firesides, and is not to be picked in strangers' gardens.

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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.

— Douglas William Jerrold

The sharp employ the sharp.

— Douglas William Jerrold

Earth is here so kind, that just tickle her with a hoe and she laughs with a harvest.

— Douglas William Jerrold

Duty, though set about by thorns, may still be made a staff supporting even while it tortures. Cast it away, and, like the prophet's wand, it changes to a snake.

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Nature designed us to be of good cheer.

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Virtue is a beautiful thing in woman when they don't go about with it like a child with a drum making all sorts of noise with it.

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Slugs crawl and crawl over our cabbages, like the world's slander over a good name. You may kill them, it is true; but there is the slime.

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We are all slaves to the shining metal.

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Rogues are prone to find things before they are lost.

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He who owns the soil, owns up to the sky.

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I never hear the rattling of dice that it does not sound to me like the funeral bell of the whole family.

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Reputations, like beavers and cloaks, shall last some people twice the time of others.

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As for the brandy, "nothing extenuate"; and the water, put nought in in malice.

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Malice blunts the point of wit.

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Humor is the harmony of the heart.

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Luck, mere luck may make even madness wisdom.

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