Jacob Marley

Business! Mankind was my business; charity, mercy, forbearance, and benevolence, were, all, my business. The deals of my trade were but a drop of water in the comprehensive ocean of my business!

Background. "Business! Mankind was my business; charity, mercy, forbearance, and benevolence, were, all, my business. The deals of my trade were but a drop of water in the comprehensive ocean of my business!" is a quotation 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.   Illustration from the original publication of A Christmas Carol showing Ebenezer Scrooge (left), here being [...]

2018-09-18T08:37:34+00:00Categories: A Christmas Carol|Tags: , |

You have yet a chance and hope of escaping my fate.

Background. "You have yet a chance and hope of escaping my fate." is a quotation 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.   Illustration from the original publication of A Christmas Carol showing Ebenezer Scrooge (left), here being visited by the ghost of his former business partner, Jacob Marley. Context. The quote is said by the ghost of [...]

2018-09-18T07:44:36+00:00Categories: A Christmas Carol|Tags: |

Like a bad lobster in a dark cellar.

Background.  "Like a bad lobster in a dark cellar." is a quotation 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.   Illustration from the original publication of A Christmas Carol showing Ebenezer Scrooge (left), here being visited by the ghost of his former business partner, Jacob Marley. Context. The quote is a description of the ghost of Jacob Marley, [...]

2018-10-02T22:29:26+00:00Categories: A Christmas Carol|Tags: |

No space of regret can make amends for one life’s opportunity misused.

Background. "No space of regret can make amends for one life's opportunity misused." is a quotation 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.   Illustration from the original publication of A Christmas Carol showing Ebenezer Scrooge (left), here being visited by the ghost of his former business partner, Jacob Marley. Context. The quote is said by the ghost [...]

2018-08-29T16:39:01+00:00Categories: A Christmas Carol|Tags: , |

Old Marley was as dead as a door-nail.

  Background.  "Old Marley was as dead as a door-nail." is a quotation 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.   Illustration from the original publication of A Christmas Carol showing Ebenezer Scrooge (left), here being visited by the ghost of his former business partner, Jacob Marley. Context. The quote is a description of Jacob Marley, the former [...]

2018-10-02T22:23:26+00:00Categories: A Christmas Carol|Tags: |

I wear the chain I forged in life.

Background. "I wear the chain I forged in life." is a quotation 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.   Illustration from the original publication of A Christmas Carol showing Ebenezer Scrooge (left), here being visited by the ghost of his former business partner, Jacob Marley. Context. The quote is said by the ghost of Jacob Marley, the [...]

2018-08-29T16:44:15+00:00Categories: A Christmas Carol|Tags: , |

It is required of every man that the spirit within him should walk abroad among his fellow-men, and travel far and wide; and, if that spirit goes not forth in life, it is condemned to do so after death.

Background. "It is required of every man, that the spirit within him should walk abroad among his fellow-men, and travel far and wide; and, if that spirit goes not forth in life, it is condemned to do so after death." is a quotation 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. This quote is said by the ghost of [...]

2017-12-08T13:12:11+00:00Categories: A Christmas Carol|
Skip to toolbar