A Christmas Carol

Quotations from the Charles Dickens novella A Christmas Carol.


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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I should have liked, I do confess, to have had the lightest licence of a child, and yet to have been man enough to know its value.

Charles Dickens A Christmas Carol Quotations (Stave 2). I should have liked, I do confess, to have had the lightest licence of a child, and yet to have been man enough to know its value.

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It is a time, of all others, when Want is keenly felt, and Abundance rejoices.

Charles Dickens A Christmas Carol Quotations (Stave 1). It is a time, of all others, when Want is keenly felt, and Abundance rejoices.

Scrooge, having his key in the lock of the door, saw in the knocker, without its undergoing any intermediate process of change—not a knocker, but Marley’s face.

Charles Dickens A Christmas Carol Quotations (Stave 1). Scrooge, having his key in the lock of the door, saw in the knocker, without its undergoing any intermediate process of change—not a knocker, but Marley’s face.

These are but shadows of the things that have been. They have no consciousness of us.

Charles Dickens A Christmas Carol Quotations (Stave 2). These are but shadows of the things that have been. They have no consciousness of us.

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He was conscious of a thousand odours floating in the air, each one connected with a thousand thoughts, and hopes, and joys, and cares long, long, forgotten!

Charles Dickens A Christmas Carol Quotations (Stave 2). He was conscious of a thousand odours floating in the air, each one connected with a thousand thoughts, and hopes, and joys, and cares long, long, forgotten!

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His wealth is of no use to him. He don’t do any good with it. He don’t make himself comfortable with it.

Charles Dickens A Christmas Carol Quotations (Stave 3). His wealth is of no use to him. He don’t do any good with it. He don’t make himself comfortable with it.

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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.