A slight disorder of the stomach can make them cheat. 'All your other hopes have merged into the hope of being beyond the chance of its sordid reproach.

Rizzo the Rat: Rats don't understand these things. Here's my Christmas speech. I've already had enough of that. "Muppet Christmas Carol Quotes." I gartered it on of my own free will and by my own free will, I wore it! “And how did little Tim behave?” asked Mrs Cratchit, when she had rallied Bob on his credulity and Bob had hugged his daughter to his heart’s content. Gonzo: Boy! “I wear the chain I forged in life,” replied the Ghost. Jacob Marley: In life, I was your partner, Jacob Marley. The dealings of my trade were but a drop of water in the comprehensive ocean of my business!”, “He went to the church, and walked about the streets, and watched the people hurrying to and for, and patted the children on the head, and questioned beggars, and looked down into the kitchens of homes, and up to the windows, and found that everything could yield him pleasure. The common welfare was my business; charity, mercy, forbearance, benevolence, were all my business. Get 'em while they're fresh. He never could have stood upon his legs, that bird.

There's more gravy than of grave about you. Ebenezer: Save myself?

Yes. In came a fiddler with a music-book, and went up to the lofty desk, and made an orchestra of it, and tuned like fifty stomach-aches.
Ebenezer: Well, in that case, CAN you sit down? Ebenezer Scrooge: Can't I meet them all at once and get it over with? There is no doubt whatever about that. Scrooge will learn that the chain serves as Marley’s punishment.

“There are some upon this earth of yours 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. London WC1R 4HQ. SparkNotes is brought to you by Barnes & Noble.

Ghost of Christmas Present: No, I am a LARGE absent-minded spirit. Ebenezer Scrooge: You're a little absent-minded, spirit. You have never seen the like of me before!”, “Man," said the Ghost, "if man you be in heart, not adamant, forbear that wicked cant until you have discovered What the surplus is, and Where it is.

Harvest time for the money-lenders. Hallo!”, “It is required of every man," the ghost returned, "that the spirit within him should walk abroad among his fellow-men, and travel far and wide; and, if that spirit goes not forth in life, it is condemned to do so after death.”, “If they would rather die, . But he was a tight-fisted hand at the grindstone, Scrooge! The narrator describes Marley’s ghost’s appearance as he visits Scrooge. Marley explains the justice in his everlasting punishment. Yes. Foul weather didn't know where to have him.

The bed was his own, the room was his own. Hard and sharp as flint, from which no steel had ever struck out generous fire; secret, and self-contained, and solitary as an oyster.

said Scrooge. He should!". There is no doubt that Marley was dead. Jacob Marley: And it's a tradition for us to take a little nap! Ebenezer Scrooge: What do you want with me?

Robert Marley: It's good to be doing anything again. Visit BN.com to buy new and used textbooks, and check out our award-winning NOOK tablets and eReaders. Nobody's perfect. “But you were always a good man of business, Jacob,' faltered Scrooge, who now began to apply this to himself. Rizzo the Rat: Is it too early for breakfast? But I am sure I have always thought of Christmas time, when it has come round—apart from the veneration due to its sacred name and origin, if anything belonging to it can be apart from that—as a good time; a kind, forgiving, charitable, pleasant time; the only time I know of, in the long calendar of the year, when men and women seem by one consent to open their shut-up hearts freely, and to think of people below them as if they really were fellow-passengers to the grave, and not another race of creatures bound on other journeys. The Spirits of all Three shall strive within me. Rizzo the Rat: There are two things in life I hate-heights and jumping from them. Dec 19, 2013 - Dickens Quote from A Christmas Carol (Jacob Marley to Scrooge) This one is of Jacob Marley. https://en.wikiquote.org/w/index.php?title=A_Christmas_Carol&oldid=2800586, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License.

Jacob Marley: What a terrible pun. Scrooge repeated, as he scrambled out of bed. Ghost of Christmas Past: There was of course, another Christmas with this girl. I will be uploading Ebenezer Scrooge, Bob Cratchit & Tiny Tim, the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Yet to Come, and Scrooge’s nephew, Fred, so please look for those if you wish to have the complete set. Guaranteed fresh. Rats don't understand these things! Jacob Marley Quotes: [ from trailer]

Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. ", "Spirit!"

Ebenezer Scrooge: Oh please, spirit... do not show me that Christmas. Ghost of Christmas Present: No? Save myself from what?

Jacob Marley: Why do you doubt your senses? Despite Marley’s pitiful appearance and strong words, Scrooge will need further convincing that he needs to change. I am as giddy as a drunken man.

Shouldn't we be worried about the kids in the audience? Jacob Marley: You will be haunted by three spirits. They often ‘came down’ handsomely, and Scrooge never did. It is the American Way. Gonzo: You're on your own, folks. "Thank you all, and Merry Christmas.". Rizzo the Rat: Oh wait- I forgot my jellybeans. There's more of gravy than of grave about you, whatever you are!”, “There are many things from which I might have derived good, by which I have not profited, I dare say,' returned the nephew. He was so fluttered and so glowing with his good intentions, that his broken voice would scarcely answer to his call. I printed some out in A4 for my students but they look pretty good in A3 as eye-catching wall displays. You mustn't reproach yourself, Jacob. Ebenezer Scrooge: Heh, a night's unbroken rest might aid my welfare.

Jacob Marley: BUSINESS? Ebenezer Scrooge: Because a little thing can effect them. "If I could work my will," said Scrooge indignantly, "Every idiot who goes about with 'Merry Christmas' on his lips, should be boiled with his own pudding, and buried with a stake of holly through his heart.

This must be distintly understood, or nothing wonderful can come of the story I am going to relate.”, “Come in, -- come in! Web. Nothing ever changed.

Jacob Marley: [rasping] While... there's still time... Jacob Marley: [rasping] Wrong... we were wrong.

--Sean Axmaker, https://www.quotes.net/movies/muppet_christmas_carol_quotes_7809. Or at least it starts brightly enough--the anarchic humor soon settles into mirthful memories and a sense of melancholy as the ghosts of Christmas past, present, and future take Scrooge on a journey of his lonely, wasted life. Here are a few memorable quotes from the tale, in the hope of inspiring you to become reacquainted with it this year. Ebenezer: But it was only that you were a good man of business, Jacob! And therefore, uncle, though it has never put a scrap of gold or silver in my pocket, I believe that it, “They are Man's and they cling to me, appealing from their fathers. “A Christmas Carol,’’ written by Charles Dickens in 1843, has become synonymous with the holiday season, and with good reason. Michael Caine plays the old miser Scrooge and Steve Martin plays Insolent Waiter with Kermit as his long-suffering but ever-hopeful employee Bob Cratchit, Miss Piggy as Cratchit's wife, and a host of Muppets (including the Great Gonzo as an unlikely Charles Dickens) taking other primary roles in this bright, playful adaptation of the somber tale.
“There is nothing in the world so irresistibly contagious as laughter and good humor.”, “It is a fair, even-handed, noble adjustment of things, that while there is infection in disease and sorrow, there is nothing in the world so irresistibly contagious as laughter and good humour.”, “You are fettered," said Scrooge, trembling. Some years later. Ebenezer Scrooge: And therefore, Bob Cratchit... Miss Piggy: And therefore, you can leave this house at once! "Spirit," said Scrooge, with an interest he had never felt before, "tell me if Tiny Tim will live.". Dec 17, 2018 - Explore Steve Gard's board "Jacob Marley" on Pinterest. Marley looks like he did in life except that he now appears transparent and wears a chain of items related to his business. This is from a series of posters I made for revision of the characters in A Christmas Carol.

A happy New Year to all the world!

The choices he made in life, to value money and business over others’ welfare, created the fetters he wears now. The old boy's speechless. Rizzo the Rat: Well hoity-toity Mr. God-Like Smarty Pants. Jacob Marley: I wear the chain I forged in life! Ebenezer Scrooge: I don't think I've met anyone quite like you, spirit.

I printed some out in A4 for my students but they look pretty good in A3 as eye-catching wall displays. I am the Ghost of Christmas Past. "Who, and what are you?" Ebenezer Scrooge: Haunted? A slight disorder of the stomach can make them cheat.

He has the power to render us happy or unhappy; to make our service light or burdensome; a pleasure or a toil. Why show me this, if I am past all hope?". Ahem.

a squeezing, wrenching, grasping, scraping, clutching, covetous, old sinner! It was a Turkey! And Scrooge’s name was good upon ‘Change for anything he chose to put his hand to…. "It matters little," she said, softly. I am the Ghost of Christmas Present. 336 quotes from A Christmas Carol: ... “Old Marley was as dead as a doornail. Here's my Christmas speech. Robert Marley: Look, it's Ebeneezer Scrooge! Mind! Ebenezer: But it was only that you were an honest man of business! I say it on my knees, old Jacob; on my knees!" External heat and cold had little influence on Scrooge. “I don't know what to do!"

As hard and ruthless as a rose petal. Rizzo the Rat: Well, not quite speechless. There's more gravy than of grave about you. Ebenezer Scrooge: This is Bob Crachit's house. This must be distinctly understood, or nothing wonderful can come of the story I am going to relate. "At this festive season of the year, Mr Scrooge, ... it is more than usually desirable that we should make some slight provision for the Poor and destitute, who suffer greatly at the present time. Jacob Marley: It is required of every man that the spirit within him should walk abroad among his fellow men! "Spirit!" Ghost of Christmas Past: I can remember nearly 1900 years. Ebenezer Scrooge: What do you want with me?

If these shadows remain unaltered by the future, the child will die. "The Spirits of all Three shall strive within me.

Jacob Marley: Yet I see it, notwithstanding. The narrator describes the relationship between Scrooge and Jacob Marley. Ebenezer... Fozziwig: My speech! In came Mrs. Fezziwig, one vast substantial smile. Whoop! See more ideas about Jacob marley, Marley, Dickens christmas carol. Ahem.

People preparing feasts, giving parties, spending the mortgage money on frivolities. "I am as light as a feather, I am as happy as an angel, I am as merry as a school-boy.

"To you, very little. It is doomed to wander through the world! Where do you get those jokes? Please get in touch if there is a series of characters and quotes which you would like me to make. Ebenezer Scrooge: Because a little thing can effect them.