A Christmas Carol - Quotes

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  • Created by: lwarren14
  • Created on: 18-11-18 17:42

Scrooge's Character

  • 'A squeezing, wretching, grasping, scraping, clutching, covetous old sinner!'
  • 'Solitary as an oyster.'
  • 'would tug their owners into doorways and up courts;'
  • 'Warning all human sympathy to keep its distance.'
  • '"A time for paying bills without money."'
  • '"... and decrease the surplus population."'
  • 'Darkness is cheap and Scrooge liked it.'
  • '"There's more of gravy than of grave about you,"'
  • 'Wept to see his forgotten self.'
  • 'Between laughing and crying.'
  • '"I should have liked to have given him something."'
  • '"The happiness he gives is quite as great as if it cost a fortune."'
  • 'Scrooge entered timidly, and hung his head before this Spirit.'
  • '"A tremendous family to provide for," mutered Scrooge.'
  • '"I learned a lesson which is working now."'
  • '"Oh no, kind Spirit! say he will be spared."'
  • 'Scrooge hung his head to hear his own words quoted by the spirit, and was overcome with penitence and grief.'
  • 'he begged to be allowed to stay until the guests departed'
  • '"Have they no refuge or resource?" cried Scrooge.'
  • '"Lead on!" said Scrooge. "Lead on!"'
  • 'for he had been revolving in his mind a change of life,'
  • '"He frightened everyone away from him when he was alive, to profit us when he was dead."'
  • 'unwatched, unwept, uncared for,'
  • '"I am not the man i was."'
  • '"I will honour Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all year."'
  • '"Oh, tell me i may sponge away the writing on this stone!"'
  • '"An intelligent boy!" said Scrooge "A remarkable boy!"'
  • 'Scrooge regarded everyone with a delighted smile.'
  • 'Allow me to ask your pardon"'
  • 'Found that everything could yield him pleasure.'
  • '"and therefore i am about to raise your salary!"'
  • '"I'll raise your salary and endeavour to assist your struggling family,"'
  • 'Scrooge was better than his word, he did it all, and indefinately more;'

The Cratchit Family

  • 'went down a slideon Cornhill, at the end of lane of boys, in honour of it being Christmas Eve,'
  • 'He regarded it as the greatest success achieved by Mrs Cratchit since thier marriage.'
  • '"I see a vacant seat.'
  • '"Mr Scrooge, the founder of the Feast!"'
  • 'Bob was very cheerful with them'
  • '"Just a little down, you know,"'

The Ghosts

  • 'Ghosts in haunted houses were described asdragging chains.'
  • 'Felt the chilling influece of its death cold eyes;'
  • '"Theres more of gravey than of grave about you,"'
  • 'The spectre's voice disturbed the very marrow in his bones.'
  • 'like a child; yet not so like a child as like an old man,'
  • from the crown of its head there sprang a bright clear jet of light

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