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Preface by Dickens
About the book

I HAVE endeavoured in this Ghostly little book, to raise the Ghost of an Idea (PREFACE)


Stave one quote

Once upon a time...


Scrooge to the charity collectors about the population

"If they would rather die," said Scrooge, "they had better do it, and decrease the surplus population.”


The ghost telling Scrooge about him being haunts
Marley’s ghost

“You will be haunted," resumed the Ghost, "by Three Spirits." (MARLEY'S GHOST)


Carol singer
Stave 2

"There was a boy singing a Christmas Carol at my door last night. I should like to have given him something: that's all"(STAVE 2)


Scrooge to the charity collectors then repeated by the ghost
Stave 3

Are there no prisons.' said the Spirit, turning on him for the last time with his own words. `Are there no workhouses.' (STAVE 3)


Stave 4
Scrooge wants to change?

Assure me that I yet may change these shadows you have shown me, by an altered life!" (STAVE 4, TO GHOST OF CHRISTMAS YET TO COME)


Stave 5
Scrooge living in different time zones

“I will live in the Past, the Present, and the Future!" (STAVE 5)


About the spirits
Stave 5

The Spirits have done it all in one night."(Stave 5)


To the charity collectors
Stave 5

“Not a farthing less. A great many back-payments are included in it" (TO THE CHARITY COLLECTORS Stave 5)