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Turnings: Drehungen. uncommon: ungewöhnlich, selten, verschieden. % "You would deprive them of their means of dining every seventh day, often the only day on which they can be said to dine at all," said Scrooge. " cried the Spirit. " said Scrooge. " exclaimed the Spirit. "Forgive me if I am wrong. It has been done in your name, or at least in that of your family," said Scrooge. "There are some upon this earth of yours," returned the Spirit, "who lay claim to know us, and who do their deeds of passion, pride, ill-will, hatred, envy, bigotry, and selfishness in our name, who are as strange to us and all our kith and kin, as if they had never lived.

What would I not have given to be one of them! Though I never could have been so rude, no, no! I wouldn't for the wealth of all the world have crushed that braided hair, and torn it down; and for the precious little shoe, I wouldn't have plucked it off, God bless my soul! to save my life. As to measuring her waist in sport, as they did, bold young brood, I couldn't have done it; I should have expected my arm to have grown round it for a punishment, and never come straight again. And yet I should have dearly liked, I own, to have touched her lips; to have questioned her, that she might have opened them; to have looked upon the lashes of her downcast eyes, and never raised a blush; to have let loose waves of hair, an inch of which would be a keepsake beyond price: in short, I should have liked, I do confess, to have had the lightest licence of a child, and yet to have been man enough to know its value.

Think of that! Bob had but fifteen "Bob" a-week himself; German bigotry: Engstirnigkeit. cramp: Krampf, einklammern, Klammer, Klemmhefter, Klemme, Klammerhaken. deprive: berauben, beraubt, beraubst, beraube, entwenden, fortnehmen, entnehmen, wegnehmen, rauben, stehlen, abnehmen. dining: Speisend. doings: Tun und Lassen, Taten. dwelling: Wohnung, wohnend, Behausung, Wohnhaus. envy: Neid, beneiden, beneidest, beneide, beneidet, Mißgunst, Jalousie, Haß, Eifersucht. gigantic: gigantisch, riesig, riesenhaft, immens, kolossal, großartig, gewaltig, enorm, ungeheuer, unermeßlich, himmelweit.

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