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By Charles Dickens

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One of the best-loved and such a lot quoted tales of "the guy who invented Christmas"-English author Charles Dickens-A Christmas Carol debuted in 1843 and has touched hundreds of thousands of hearts since.

Cruel miser Ebeneezer Scrooge hasn't ever met a shilling he doesn't like. . .and not often a guy he does. And he hates Christmas such a lot of all. while Scrooge is visited through his outdated companion, Jacob Marley, and the ghosts of Christmas earlier, Christmas current, and xmas but to come back, he learns everlasting classes of charity, kindness, and goodwill. adventure a real Victorian Christmas!

A miser learns the genuine which means of Christmas whilst 3 ghostly viewers evaluate his previous and foretell his destiny.

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Why, Monsieur Chavel," he said, "you are so much changed. I'm astonished... " But it was obvious that he couldn't remember what he had heard. It was difficult to remember which of his customers were heroes and which traitors and which simply customers. "The Germans locked me up," Chavel said. "Ah, that must have been it," Jules said with relief. " He nodded at his old place. "Ah, I'll see that seat is kept for you tomorrow, Monsieur Chavel. " "Brinac. " "I don't think so. I haven't visited it yet.

She thinks he's made a fortune somewhere. Sometimes it's England, sometimes South America. She says she always knew he was a clever son. " "Charlot. " "You mean... Yes, I knew him. " An old woman heaved herself done the last stairs into the hall, a huge old woman draped in shawl after shawl until she appeared like an unturned bed: even the feet were swathed, they padded and slopped toward him. It was difficult to see pathos in this mountain or appreciate the need to shelter her. Surely these huge maternal breasts were there to comfort, not to require comfort.

He had been able to state in fairly exact figures the annual amount of his income and the condition of his property. He had been able before that to establish an atmosphere of the right intimacy, and he had been fairly certain that he and the young woman thought alike on such things as politics, religion and family life. Now he saw himself reflected in a canister, carrying a dishcloth; he was without money, property or possessions, and he knew nothing of the woman--except this blind desire of heart and body, this extraordinary tenderness, a longing he had never experienced before to protect...

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