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He was so fluttered and so glowing with his good intentions.

Background.  "He was so fluttered and so glowing with his good intentions." is a quotation from A Christmas Carol (Stave 5). A Christmas Carol is a novella, or short story, written by Charles Dickens and first published in the Christmas of 1843.   Context. The quotation is a description of Ebenezer Scrooge towards the end of A Christmas Carol. After emerging from a night when he is visited by the spirits of his former business partner, Jacob Marley and three [...]

2018-08-27T21:20:13+00:00Categories: A Christmas Carol|Tags: , |

I am as light as a feather.

Background.  "I am as light as a feather." is a quotation from A Christmas Carol (Stave 5). A Christmas Carol is a novella, or short story, written by Charles Dickens and first published in the Christmas of 1843.   Context. The quotation is said by Ebenezer Scrooge towards the end of A Christmas Carol. After emerging from a night when he is visited by the spirits of his former business partner, Jacob Marley and three ghosts, Scrooge is relieved to wake [...]

2018-10-02T22:26:39+00:00Categories: A Christmas Carol|Tags: |

I am as giddy as a drunken man.

Background.  "I am as giddy as a drunken man." is a quotation from A Christmas Carol (Stave 5). A Christmas Carol is a novella, or short story, written by Charles Dickens and first published in the Christmas of 1843.   Context. The quotation is said by Ebenezer Scrooge towards the end of A Christmas Carol. After emerging from a night when he is visited by the spirits of his former business partner, Jacob Marley and three ghosts, Scrooge is relieved [...]

2018-10-02T22:27:25+00:00Categories: A Christmas Carol|Tags: |

I am as merry as a schoolboy.

Background.  "I am as merry as a schoolboy." is a quotation from A Christmas Carol (Stave 5). A Christmas Carol is a novella, or short story, written by Charles Dickens and first published in the Christmas of 1843.   Context. The quotation is said by Ebenezer Scrooge towards the end of A Christmas Carol. After emerging from a night when he is visited by the spirits of his former business partner, Jacob Marley and three ghosts, Scrooge is relieved to [...]

2018-10-02T22:28:08+00:00Categories: A Christmas Carol|Tags: |

I am as happy as an angel.

Background.  "I am as happy as an angel." is a quotation from A Christmas Carol (Stave 5). A Christmas Carol is a novella, or short story, written by Charles Dickens and first published in the Christmas of 1843.   Context. The quotation is said by Ebenezer Scrooge towards the end of A Christmas Carol. After emerging from a night when he is visited by the spirits of his former business partner, Jacob Marley and three ghosts, Scrooge is relieved to [...]

2018-10-02T22:28:47+00:00Categories: A Christmas Carol|Tags: |

A small matter to make these silly folks so full of gratitude.

Background. "A small matter to make these silly folks so full of gratitude." is a quotation from A Christmas Carol (Stave 2). A Christmas Carol is a novella, or short story, written by Charles Dickens and first published in the Christmas of 1843.   Context. Illustration from the original publication of A Christmas Carol showing a joyous Mr. and Mrs. Fezziwig dancing away at their Christmas party. This quote is said by The Ghost of Christmas Past to Ebenezer [...]

2018-07-30T21:32:53+00:00Categories: A Christmas Carol|Tags: , |

He has the power to render us happy or unhappy; to make our service light or burdensome; a pleasure or a toil.

Background. "He has the power to render us happy or unhappy; to make our service light or burdensome; a pleasure or a toil." is a quotation from A Christmas Carol (Stave 2). A Christmas Carol is a novella, or short story, written by Charles Dickens and first published in the Christmas of 1843.   Context. Illustration from the original publication of A Christmas Carol showing a joyous Mr and Mrs Fezziwig dancing away at their Christmas party. This [...]

2018-05-11T19:42:12+00:00Categories: A Christmas Carol|Tags: |

God bless Us, Every One!

Background. "God bless Us, Every One!" is a quotation from A Christmas Carol (Stave 5). 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 taken from the following closing passage of A Christmas Carol: Scrooge was better than his word. He did it all, and infinitely more; and to Tiny Tim, who did not die, he was a second father. He became as [...]

2018-08-27T20:55:01+00:00Categories: A Christmas Carol|Tags: |

He was checked in his transports by the churches ringing out the lustiest peals he had ever heard. Clash, clang, hammer; ding, dong, bell. Bell, dong, ding; hammer, clang, clash! Oh, glorious, glorious!

Background. "He was checked in his transports by the churches ringing out the lustiest peals he had ever heard. Clash, clang, hammer; ding, dong, bell. Bell, dong, ding; hammer, clang, clash! Oh, glorious, glorious!" is a quotation from A Christmas Carol (Stave 5). A Christmas Carol is a novella, or short story, written by Charles Dickens and first published in the Christmas of 1843.   Context. The quote describes Ebenezer Scrooge towards the end of A Christmas Carol. After emerging [...]

2018-03-21T10:11:22+00:00Categories: A Christmas Carol|Tags: , |

The happiness he gives, is quite as great as if it cost a fortune.

Background. "The happiness he gives, is quite as great as if it cost a fortune." is a quotation from A Christmas Carol (Stave 2). A Christmas Carol is a novella, or short story, written by Charles Dickens and first published in the Christmas of 1843.   Context. Illustration from the original publication of A Christmas Carol showing a joyous Mr. and Mrs. Fezziwig dancing away at their Christmas party. This quote is said by Ebenezer Scrooge to The Ghost [...]

2018-08-25T17:35:17+00:00Categories: A Christmas Carol|Tags: |