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|Christmas Carol Feature - The Stingiest Man in Town|
"'Spirit.' said Scrooge,' show me no more. Conduct|
me home. Why do you delight to torture me.'
'One shadow more.' exclaimed the Ghost.
'No more.' cried Scrooge. 'No more, I don't wish to
see it. Show me no more.'
But the relentless Ghost pinioned him in both his arms,
and forced him to observe what happened next.
They were in another scene and place; a room, not very
large or handsome, but full of comfort. Near to the winter
fire sat a beautiful young girl, so like that last that Scrooge
believed it was the same, until he saw her, now a comely
matron, sitting opposite her daughter."
- A Christmas Carol, Stave 2: The First of the Three Spirits