If an earthquake were to engulf England tomorrow, the English would manage to meet and dine somewhere among the rubbish, just to celebrate the event.
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|Birth:||3rd January, 1803|
|Death:||8th June, 1857|
|Profession:||Dramatist, Humorist, Journalist, Playwright|
Douglas William Jerrold was born in london, UK. He was an English dramatist, humorist, journalist, and playwright. Among his most successful plays was Black Eyed Susan, which made his name. As a dramatist he was very popular, though his plays have not kept the stage. His skill in construction and his mastery of epigram and brilliant dialogue are well exemplified in his comedy, Time Works Wonders. The Bride of Ludgate was the first of a number of his plays produced at Drury Lane. He wrote for numerous periodicals, and gradually became a contributor to the Monthly Magazine, Blackwood's, the New Monthly, and the Athenaeum. He contributed many articles for Punch under different pseudonyms.
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