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He who can turn churlishly away from contemplating the felicity of his fellow-beings and can sit down darkling and repining in his loneliness when all around is joyful may have his moments of strong excitement and selfish gratification, but he wants the genial and social sympathies which constitute the charm of a Merry Christmas.

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Source Notes: "Christmas," The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. (1819-20).

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