Dec 23, 2022Liked by warrioreowyn

"He broke down all at once. He couldn't help it. If he could have helped it, he and his child would have been farther apart, perhaps, than they were."

This line is so beautiful actually, because it shows that when you hide your emotions from your children, you distance yourself even further from the world and your family.

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Dec 23, 2022·edited Dec 24, 2022Liked by warrioreowyn

See, at least the couple who owe Scrooge money feel bad about their relief at his death.

And it's cute that the children, having no idea what's going on, are happier as well, simply because their parents "hearts were lighter".

"I have known him walk with—I have known him walk with Tiny Tim upon his shoulder very fast indeed. But he was very light to carry and his father loved him so, that it was no trouble: no trouble."

That genuinely made me tear up. Bob Cratchit really is the most loving and caring father.

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Sad. So sad. Sigh...

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