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A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

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The more he thought, the more perplexed he was; and the more he endeavoured not to think, the more he thought. ~ A Christmas Carol (Share this Quote)

"If you were free to-day, to-morrow, yesterday, can even I believe that you would choose a dowerless girl–you who, in your very confidence with her, weigh everything by Gain: or, choosing her, if for a moment you were false enough to your one guiding principle to do so, do I not know that your repentance and regret would surely follow? I do; and I release you. With a full heart, for the love of him you once were." ~ A Christmas Carol (Share this Quote)

A frosty rime was on his head, and on his eyebrows, and his wiry chin. He carried his own low temperature always about with him; he iced his office in the dog-days; and didn't thaw it one degree at Christmas. ~ A Christmas Carol (Share this Quote)

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In short, 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. ~ A Christmas Carol (Share this Quote)

The noise in this room was perfectly tumultuous, for there were more children there, than Scrooge in his agitated state of mind could count; and, unlike the celebrated herd in the poem, they were not forty children conducting themselves like one, but every child was conducting itself like forty. ~ A Christmas Carol (Share this Quote)

"You fear the world too much," she answered, gently. "All your other hopes have merged into the hope of being beyond the chance of its sordid reproach. I have seen your nobler aspirations fall off one by one, until the master-passion, Gain, engrosses you." ~ A Christmas Carol (Share this Quote)

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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! ~ A Christmas Carol (Share this Quote)

"If they would rather die," said Scrooge, "they had better do it, and decrease the surplus population." ~ A Christmas Carol (Share this Quote)

"Somehow he gets thoughtful, sitting by himself so much, and thinks the strangest things you ever heard. He told me, coming home, that he hoped the people saw him in the church, because he was a cripple, and it might be pleasant to them to remember upon Christmas Day, who made lame beggars walk, and blind men see." ~ A Christmas Carol (Share this Quote)

"No space of regret can make amends for one life's opportunity misused!" ~ A Christmas Carol (Share this Quote)

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