achristmascarol_firstedition

A squeezing, wrenching, grasping, scraping, clutching, covetous, old sinner!

Background. “A squeezing, wrenching, grasping, scraping, clutching, covetous, old sinner!” is a quotation taken from A Christmas Carol (Stave 1). A Christmas Carol is a novella, or short story, written by Charles Dickens and first published in the Christmas of 1843.   Context. The quote is from a paragraph describing Ebenezer Scrooge at the beginning […]

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sketchesbyboz

Carefully looking every way but the right one.

Background. “Carefully looking every way but the right one.” is a quotation from Sketches by Boz, Scenes, Chapter 22 (Gin Shops). Sketches by Boz is a collection of short pieces written by Charles Dickens and published as a book in 1836.   Context. Description of a bar maid at a gin-shop trying to avoid eye-contact […]

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