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The Library of the World’s Best Literature. An Anthology in Thirty Volumes. 1917.

Douglas William Jerrold (1803–1857)

Jerrold, Douglas William. An English humorist; born in London, Jan. 3, 1803; died there, June 8, 1857. His wit was caustic and keen, and his long-continued contributions to Punch are widely known. He wrote: ‘Mrs. Caudle’s Curtain Lectures’; ‘Story of a Feather’; ‘The Rent Day’; ‘Time Works Wonders’; and ‘Retired from Business’; all jolly good things. (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).