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My Favorite Quotes from A Christmas Carol #50 – God Bless Us, Every One!

December 25th, 2014 Comments off

My Favorite Quotes from A Christmas Carol #50 - God Bless Us, Every One

it was always said of him that he knew how to keep Christmas well, if any man alive possessed the knowledge. May that be truly said of us, and all of us! And so, as Tiny Tim observed, God bless Us, Every One!

 

Charles Dickens. A Christmas Carol

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My Favorite Quotes from A Christmas Carol #49 – …and as good a man as the good old City knew…

December 25th, 2014 Comments off

My Favorite Quotes from A Christmas Carol #49 - …and as good a man as the good old City knew…

Scrooge was better than his word. He did it all, and infinitely more; and to Tiny Tim, who did NOT die, he was a second father. He became as good a friend, as good a master, and as good a man as the good old City knew, or any other good old city, town, or borough in the good old world.

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My Favorite Quotes from A Christmas Carol #48 – …before you dot another i…

December 25th, 2014 Comments off

My Favorite Quotes from A Christmas Carol #48 - …before you dot another i...

“A merry Christmas, Bob!” said Scrooge with an earnestness that could not be mistaken, as he clapped him on the back. “A merrier Christmas, Bob, my good fellow, than I have given you for many a year! I’ll raise your salary, and endeavour to assist your struggling family, and we will discuss your affairs this very afternoon, over a Christmas bowl of smoking bishop, Bob! Make up the fires and buy another coal-scuttle before you dot another i, Bob Cratchit!”

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My Favorite Quotes from A Christmas Carol #47 – …about to raise your salary!

December 24th, 2014 Comments off

My Favorite Quotes from A Christmas Carol #47 - …about to raise your salary! 

“Now, I’ll tell you what, my friend,” said Scrooge. “I am not going to stand this sort of thing any longer. And therefore,” he continued, leaping from his stool, and giving Bob such a dig in the waistcoat that he staggered back into the tank again: “and therefore I am about to raise your salary!”

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My Favorite Quotes from A Christmas Carol #46 – …as if he were trying to overtake nine o’clock.

December 23rd, 2014 Comments off

 My Favorite Quotes from A Christmas Carol #46 - …as if he were trying to overtake nine o'clock.

His hat was off before he opened the door; his comforter too. He was on his stool in a jiffy; driving away with his pen, as if he were trying to overtake nine o’clock.

Charles Dickens. A Christmas Carol

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My Favorite Quotes from A Christmas Carol #45 – But he was early at the office next morning.

December 22nd, 2014 Comments off

My Favorite Quotes from A Christmas Carol #45 - But he was early at the office next morning.

But he was early at the office next morning. Oh, he was early there! If he could only be there first, and catch Bob Cratchit coming late! That was the thing he had set his heart upon.

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My Favorite Quotes from A Christmas Carol #44 – It’s I. Your Uncle Scrooge.

December 21st, 2014 Comments off

My Favorite Quotes from A Christmas Carol #44 - It's I! Your Uncle Scrooge.

“It’s I. Your uncle Scrooge. I have come to dinner. Will you let me in, Fred?” Let him in! It is a mercy he didn’t shake his arm off. He was at home in five minutes. Nothing could be heartier.

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My Favorite Quotes from A Christmas Carol #43 – Scrooge looked so irresistibly pleasant…

December 21st, 2014 Comments off

My Favorite Quotes from A Christmas Carol #43 - Scrooge looked so irresistibly pleasant...

He looked so irresistibly pleasant, in a word, that three or four good-humoured fellows said, “Good morning, sir! A merry Christmas to you!” And Scrooge said often afterwards that, of all the blithe sounds he had ever heard, those were the blithest in his ears.

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My Favorite Quotes from A Christmas Carol #42 – It was a turkey!

December 19th, 2014 Comments off

My Favorite Quotes from A Christmas Carol #42 - It was a turkey!

It was a Turkey! He never could have stood upon his legs, that bird. He would have snapped ’em short off in a minute, like sticks of sealing-wax.

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My Favorite Quotes from A Christmas Carol #41 – The Spirits have done it all in one night.

December 18th, 2014 Comments off

My Favorite Quotes from A Christmas Carol #40 - I will live in the Past, the Present, and the Future!

“What’s to-day?” cried Scrooge, calling downward to a boy in Sunday clothes, who perhaps had loitered in to look about him.

“Eh?” returned the boy with all his might of wonder.

“What’s to-day, my fine fellow?” said Scrooge.

“To-day!” replied the boy. “Why, Christmas Day.”

“It’s Christmas Day!” said Scrooge to himself. “I haven’t missed it. The Spirits have done it all in one night. They can do anything they like. Of course they can.

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