Miserly

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.

2019-11-06T17:20:48+00:00Categories: A Christmas Carol|Tags: , |

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.

2019-05-29T21:56:37+01:00Categories: A Christmas Carol|Tags: |

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.

Scrooge had a very small fire, but the clerk’s fire was so very much smaller that it looked like one coal.

Charles Dickens A Christmas Carol Quotations (Stave 1). Scrooge had a very small fire, but the clerk’s fire was so very much smaller that it looked like one coal.

2019-11-06T17:23:13+00:00Categories: A Christmas Carol|Tags: |