Scrooge objects to Christmas

Harry Furniss


14.3 x 9.4 cm framed

Second illustration for A Christmas Carol in The Christmas Books, Charles Dickens Library Edition (1910), vol. 8, page 2.

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Passage Realised: "Out upon merry Christmas! If I could work my will," said Scrooge,"every idiot who goes about with 'Merry Christmas' on his lips, should beboiled with his own pudding, and buried with a stake of holly through his heart!" — Christmas Carol, 6. [Stave One, "Marley's Ghost"]

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Scanned image and text by Philip V. Allingham.

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