A Christmas Carol

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A Christmas Carol is a novella, or short story, written by Charles Dickens and first published in the Christmas of 1843.

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If he be like to die, he had better do it, and decrease the surplus population.

Charles Dickens A Christmas Carol Quotations (Stave 3). If he be like to die, he had better do it, and decrease the surplus population.

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I always give too much to ladies. It’s a weakness of mine, and that’s the way I ruin myself.

Charles Dickens A Christmas Carol Quotations (Stave 4). I always give too much to ladies. It’s a weakness of mine, and that’s the way I ruin myself.

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Who’s the worse for the loss of a few things like these? Not a dead man, I suppose.

Charles Dickens A Christmas Carol Quotations (Stave 4). Who’s the worse for the loss of a few things like these? Not a dead man, I suppose.

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The door of Scrooge’s counting-house was open that he might keep his eye upon his clerk, who in a dismal little cell beyond, a sort of tank, was copying letters.

Charles Dickens A Christmas Carol Quotations (Stave 1). The door of Scrooge’s counting-house was open that he might keep his eye upon his clerk, who in a dismal little cell beyond, a sort of tank, was copying letters.

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Compounded some hot mixture in a jug with gin and lemons, and stirred it round and round and put it on the hob to simmer.

Charles Dickens A Christmas Carol Quotations (Stave 3). Compounded some hot mixture in a jug with gin and lemons, and stirred it round and round and put it on the hob to simmer.

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The clerk in the Tank involuntarily applauded. Becoming immediately sensible of the impropriety, he poked the fire, and extinguished the last frail spark for ever.

Charles Dickens A Christmas Carol Quotations (Stave 1). The clerk in the Tank involuntarily applauded. Becoming immediately sensible of the impropriety, he poked the fire, and extinguished the last frail spark for ever.

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

Charles Dickens A Christmas Carol Quotations (Stave 4). It was shrouded in a deep black garment, which concealed its head, its face, its form.

You’re quite a powerful speaker, sir, I wonder you don’t go into Parliament.

Charles Dickens A Christmas Carol Quotations (Stave 1). You’re quite a powerful speaker, sir, I wonder you don’t go into Parliament.

I don’t make merry myself at Christmas and I can’t afford to make idle people merry.

Charles Dickens A Christmas Carol Quotations (Stave 1). I don’t make merry myself at Christmas and I can’t afford to make idle people merry.