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By Charles Dickens

Charles Dickens' mythical classic.

"I am the Ghost of Christmas Present," stated the Spirit. "Look upon me!"

The vacation season brings the opportunity to offer, and what higher reward is there than essentially the most cherished tales within the English language? This 12 months, we at Atria Books are supplying a loose publication variation of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, the appropriate significant other for a comfy evening via the fire.

Since its book in 1843, A Christmas Carol and the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge became literary classics. Illuminated with functional scholarship and questions for dialogue, this version makes an enthralling package deal that comes with the evidence in the back of the fiction, in addition to the natural pleasure and magic of this undying story concerning the precise which means of Christmas.

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Dann nämlich schleichen sich beim Vergnügen leicht Laster ein. (}) Was, glaubst D u , sage ich da? Habgieriger gehe ich heim, anspruchsvoller, ausschweifender, ja sogar grausamer und unmenschlicher, weil ich unter Menschen war. Durch Zufall kam ich unter Mittag ins Amphitheater und erwartete Unterhaltung, Witz und ein bißchen Entspannung, wobei die Augen der Menschen sich ausruhen dürfen vom Anblick menschlichen Blutes. Weit gefehlt! Alles, was vorher an Kämpfen ausgetragen wurde, war barmherzig im Vergleich zu dem was kam: M a n spart sich alle Fisimatenten, nun gibt's nichts weiter als Menschenschlachten.

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Krates, ein Jünger gerade dieses Stilpon, den ich in meinem letzten Brief erwähnte, soll, als er einen ganz jungen M a n n allein dahinschlendem sah, gefragt haben, was er in der Einsamkeit treibe. « erwiderte der. « (2) Einen Betrübten, Verstörten beobachten wir gewöhnlich, damit er, allein gelassen, nicht auf schlimme Gedanken k o m m t . Unter den Toren gibt es keinen einzigen, den man sich selbst überlassen dürfte. Dann hecken sie böse Pläne aus, dann überlegen sie, was entweder andere oder sie selbst bald in Gefahr bringt, dann lassen sie ihre verruchten Begierden Revue passieren; dann enthüllt ihr triebhafter Geist alles, was er bisher entweder aus Furcht oder aus Scham zu verbergen suchte, dann stachelt er die Verwegenheit an, reizt die Sinnlichkeit, erregt den Jähzorn.

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