Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come

Alleys and archways, like so many cesspools, disgorged their offences of smell, and dirt, and life, upon the straggling streets; and the whole quarter reeked with crime, with filth, and misery.

Background. "Alleys and archways, like so many cesspools, disgorged their offences of smell, and dirt, and life, upon the straggling streets; and the whole quarter reeked with crime, with filth, and misery." is a quotation from A Christmas Carol (Stave 4). A Christmas Carol is a novella, or short story, written by Charles Dickens and first published in the Christmas of 1843.   Context. This quote is a description of the alleyways where the Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come [...]

It was shrouded in a deep black garment, which concealed its head, its face, its form.

Background. "It was shrouded in a deep black garment, which concealed its head, its face, its form." is a quotation from A Christmas Carol (Stave 4). A Christmas Carol is a novella, or short story, written by Charles Dickens and first published in the Christmas of 1843.   Context. This quote is a description of the Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come. Taken from the following opening passage in Stave 4 (The Last Of The Three Spirits) of A Christmas [...]

2018-09-04T15:48:58+00:00Categories: A Christmas Carol|Tags: |
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