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Mankind Was My Business

Mankind Was My Business

Scrooge confronted by Marley’s ghost A scrooge is a person who is stingy with money: scrooges would rather do anything than part with a buck. Dictionary definition Charles Dicken’s character, Ebeneezer Scrooge, is the prototype. His now-deceased partner, Jacob Marley comes to him as a ghost dragging a chain of cash boxes, ledgers, and steel purses. Marley laments his enslaved state and warns that Scrooge has, since Marley’s death, forged himself an even greater chain. “But you were always a good man…

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