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December 19: Charles Dickens and A Christmas Carol (1843)

It was on this date, December 19, 1843, that British author Charles Dickens’ immortal work, A Christmas Carol, was published in London. Unlike his novels, A Christmas Carol was not first serialized: in fact, Dickens wrote it quickly to get out of debt from a recent American tour and a poorly selling prior novel…

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Originally published December 2003 by Ronald Bruce Meyer.

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December 4: Samuel Butler

Butler wrote, "Prayers are to men as dolls are to children. They are not without use and comfort, but it is not easy to take them very seriously."



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