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1  They had books and papers in their hands, and bowed to him.
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2  "Do go on, Fred," said Scrooge's niece, clapping her hands.
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3  Scrooge fell upon his knees, and clasped his hands before his face.
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4  Again the spectre raised a cry, and shook its chain and wrung its shadowy hands.
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5  It was double locked, as he had locked it with his own hands, and the bolts were undisturbed.
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6  The yard was so dark that even Scrooge, who knew its every stone, was fain to grope with his hands.
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7  The arms were very long and muscular; the hands the same, as if its hold were of uncommon strength.
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8  It was a habit with Scrooge, whenever he became thoughtful, to put his hands in his breeches pockets.
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9  But the wisdom of our ancestors is in the simile; and my unhallowed hands shall not disturb it, or the Country's done for.
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10  She clapped her hands and laughed, and tried to touch his head; but, being too little, laughed again, and stood on tiptoe to embrace him.
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11  Mr. and Mrs. Fezziwig took their stations, one on either side the door, and, shaking hands with every person individually as he or she went out, wished him or her a Merry Christmas.
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12  It was cold, bleak, biting weather: foggy withal: and he could hear the people in the court outside go wheezing up and down, beating their hands upon their breasts, and stamping their feet upon the pavement stones to warm them.
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13  But, finding that he turned uncomfortably cold when he began to wonder which of his curtains this new spectre would draw back, he put them every one aside with his own hands, and, lying down again, established a sharp look-out all round the bed.
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14  In the main street, at the corner of the court, some labourers were repairing the gas-pipes, and had lighted a great fire in a brazier, round which a party of ragged men and boys were gathered: warming their hands and winking their eyes before the blaze in rapture.
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15  And when old Fezziwig and Mrs. Fezziwig had gone all through the dance; advance and retire, both hands to your partner, bow and curtsy, cork-screw, thread-the-needle, and back again to your place; Fezziwig "cut"--cut so deftly, that he appeared to wink with his legs, and came upon his feet again without a stagger.
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16  Joining their horny hands over the rough table at which they sat, they wished each other Merry Christmas in their can of grog; and one of them, the elder too, with his face all damaged and scarred with hard weather, as the figure-head of an old ship might be, struck up a sturdy song that was like a gale in itself.
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17  When this strain of music sounded, all the things that Ghost had shown him came upon his mind; he softened more and more; and thought that if he could have listened to it often, years ago, he might have cultivated the kindnesses of life for his own happiness with his own hands, without resorting to the sexton's spade that buried Jacob Marley.
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