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Rameau's Nephew

some illustrations for your Dickens posts, from Ronald Searle.

thanks for a good year's reading, by the way.

joyeux noel

Acoustic Bob Salsburg

You transposed two lines in the excerpt above.
The lines appear thusly:

'They are. Still,' returned the gentleman,' I wish I could say they were not.'

'The Treadmill and the Poor Law are in full vigour, then?' said Scrooge.

The answer precedes the question.
Thought you might like to know.
BTW, I'm enjoying your thoughtful analyses of a story I've long loved, even though I was born Jewish and am now an Atheist.
I like where you say, "The reason for the season is not Jesus, it's what Jesus came to tell us to do, and that's to love each other." (Paraphrased...)
Right on!

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