Charles Dickens

“Oh! But he was a tight-fisted hand at the grindstone, Scrooge! a squeezing, wrenching, grasping, scraping, clutching, covetous, old sinner! Hard and sharp as flint, from which no steel had ever struck out generous fire; secret, and self-contained, and solitary as an oyster.”


Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol
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A Christmas Carol A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
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