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Christmas Quote #9 – Charles Dickens

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“I have always thought of Christmas time, when it has come round, as a good time; a kind, forgiving, charitable time; the only time I know of, in the long calendar of the year, when men and women seem by one consent to open their shut-up hearts freely….”

 ~Charles Dickens~

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4 thoughts on “Christmas Quote #9 – Charles Dickens

  1. I like Charles Dickens, I read much of it in school. I do not recall this.

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  2. elizabeth on said:

    I was thinking the same thing, but I haven’t read all of his works. Lovely quote, thanks for sharing it Marcia. 🙂

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    • You’re welcome, Elizabeth. Thanks for stopping by and taking the time to comment. I really enjoy hearing from visitors.

      I’m afraid I’m not familiar enough with Dickens to know for certain about most of his quotes. A Christmas Carol is the only one of his tales I’ve read all the way through. I feel guilty about that, and I AM familiar with the overall plots of many of his stories, but somehow, I always got bogged down in his writing. I’m not sure why. I quite enjoy many authors from days long gone by, but somehow never quite connected with Dickens style. I do love character studies of his various villains and urchins, though. One of these days, I need to give him another try. Maybe by now, I will have learned how to enjoy the actual works, themselves.

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