Taking off his hat and smoothing the wrinkles of his brow, Topps said, ‘Humph! what is dogmatism? Why, it is this, of course: dogmatism is puppyism come to its full growth.’

Douglas William Jerrold (1803-1857) English playwright and humorist
A Man Made of Money, ch. 21 (1849)

Variations / paraphrases found elsewhere:

  • "Dogmatism is puppyism full grown."
  • "Dogmatism is puppyism gone to seed."
Added on 1-Feb-04 | Last updated 23-Jul-12
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