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A Christmas Carol: Charles Dickens

A Christmas Carol - Charles Dickens

Once upon a time – of all the good days in the year, on Christmas Eve – old Scrooge sat busy in his counting-house. 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 …

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Legend of Christmas Tree: Christmas Story for Students and Children

The Legend of the Christmas Tree

Most children have seen a Christmas tree, and many know that the pretty and pleasant custom of hanging gifts on its boughs comes from Germany; but perhaps few have heard or read the story that is told to little German children, respecting the origin of this custom. The story is called “The Little Stranger,” and runs thus: In a small …

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The Cratchits’ Christmas Dinner: Charles Dickens

Charles Dickens Christmas Story: The Cratchits' Christmas Dinner

Scrooge and the Ghost of Christmas Present stood in the city streets on Christmas morning, where (for the weather was severe) the people made a rough but brisk and not unpleasant kind of music, in scraping the snow from the pavement in front of their dwellings, and from the tops of their houses, whence it was mad delight to the …

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Gift of the Magi: O. Henry

Gift of the Magi - O. Henry's Short Christmas Story

One dollar and eighty-seven cents. That was all. And sixty cents of it was in pennies. Pennies saved one and two at a time by bulldozing the grocer and the vegetable man and the butcher until one’s cheeks burned with the silent imputation of parsimony that such close dealing implied. Three times Della counted it. One dollar and eighty-seven cents. …

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बड़े घर की बेटी: Munshi Premchand Story

Munshi Premchand Short Story Bade Ghar Ki Beti in Hindi बड़े घर की बेटी

बेनीमाधव सिंह गौरीपुर गाँव के जमींदार और नम्बरदार थे। उनके पितामह किसी समय बड़े धन-धान्य संपन्न थे। गाँव का पक्का तालाब और मंदिर जिनकी अब मरम्मत भी मुश्किल थी, उन्हीं की कीर्ति-स्तंभ थे। कहते हैं, इस दरवाजे पर हाथी झूमता था, अब उसकी जगह एक बूढ़ी भैंस थी, जिसके शरीर में अस्थि-पंजर के सिवा और कुछ शेष न रहा था; …

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