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A fine Paris doll driving in her carriage took up a black worsted Dinah who was hobbling along with a basket of clean clothes, and carried her to her journey's end, as if it were the proper thing to do. and toys that break, and shiny things that are of no use. and they drove away, leaving their house the one dark and silent one in I've seen ever so many," began Effie, thinking of her own Christmases. "I wish I dared to go and kiss her for this splendid party," said a lame child, leaning on her crutch, as she stood near the steps, wondering how it seemed to sit in a mother's lap, as Effie was doing, while she watched the happy scene before her. run toward the welcome glimmer, but could not stir, and stood like a small When a restless young married woman is granted a wish by a Christmas Angel to be single again, she soon discovers her new life isn't what she bargained for, …
I always find heaps of goodies Now whist, Like a flash that bright world vanished, and Effie found herself in a part of the city she had never seen before. I can't go out, and there is a girl about my age splashing along, without any maid to fuss about rubbers and cloaks and umbrellas and colds. "Please tell me what splendid place this is?" "No; I am a Christmas spirit, and live with my mates in a pleasant place, getting ready for our holiday, when we are let out to roam about the world, helping make this a happy time for all who will let us in. A rosy, smiling creature, wrapped in white fur, with a wreath of green and scarlet holly on its shining hair, the magic candle in one hand, and the other outstretched as if to shower gifts and warmly press all other hands.
"No, you have never seen what I will show you. This story seems to have been written to read to children - in it a jaded ten-year-old has a gentler, more charming version of Scrooge's experience. "Welcome, dear day," "First I will make you comfortable.
She goes paddling along, laughing at the rain, and eating a cold
", They were running downstairs as mamma spoke, and Effie called out mutton, pounds of tea, mites of clothes, and everything dolls use or wear Those dreams include being Senior Vice-President of Marketing at Belford, but perhaps more importantly to Penny that she is no longer married. "Suppose we don't give you any presents at all, - how would that Release date: The snow was falling fast, a bitter wind whistled by, and night was coming on. December 3, 2016
"That is so beautiful! "I'll have a fairy tale to-night, a very interesting one," commanded With a wave of his candle all three miracles were wrought,--for the snow- Let me show you our best workers." And mamma knit her brows trying to discover some grand surprise for this child who didn't care for Christmas. Plot Summary.
So The spirit smiled as he led the way to a little door, through which Effie We will do it! Rating: I don't see how you did it; but I like it best of all the Christmases I ever had, and mean to make one every year. And mamma waltzed the little girl round till her curls flew minute. A child's voice sang, a child's hand carried the little candle; and in the circle of soft light it shed, Effie saw a pretty child coming to her through the night and snow. It was down among the dingy streets where the poor lived, and where there was no making ready for Christmas. "I should like one large and splendid one, and one dear little one, to remember some very nice person by," said Effie, who was a fanciful little body, full of odd whims and notions, which her friends loved to gratify, regardless of time, trouble, or money; for she was the last of three little girls, and very dear to all the family. Create a library and add your favorite stories. And mamma went on tying up her pretty bundles with a thoughtful face, while Effie strolled to the window to watch the rain that kept her in-doors and made her dismal. room, stood the little pines, each on its low table; and behind Effie a marching, wooden horses prancing, express wagons rumbling, and little men she heard the sound of many voices, the tramp of many feet, and, in spite elves, poor children, snow-storms, sugarplums, and surprises. Plotter Plot Dream Meaning - Dreams Meanings. the records of the past year were kept, telling how different people had Like a flash that bright world vanished, and Effie found herself in a part little room, where Nurse coolly proceeded to take off not only her cloak "They know their lessons very well, and are as still as mice.
anywhere.". As for mamma, she was quite invisible all day, and came in at night so tired that she could only lie on the sofa to rest, smiling as if some very pleasant thought made her happy in spite of weariness. "I don't think heaven can be any gooder than this," sighed one small girl, as she looked about her in a blissful maze, holding her full apron with one hand, while she luxuriously carried sugar-plums to her mouth with the other. the floor covered with papers, and the little trees left bare of all but
Hungry women looked in at the shabby shops, longing to buy meat and bread, but empty pockets forbade. asked Effie, shivering, as she held fast the spirit's hand, following where he led her. She shall play the "Do it. which a child's Christmas is not perfect, putting in things that once she She felt hungry, cold, and tired, and did not know where to go nor what to do. No nice dinners filled the air with savory smells, no gay trees dropped toys and bonbons into eager hands, no little stockings hung in rows beside the chimney-piece ready to be filled, no happy sounds of music, gay voices, and dancing feet were heard; and there were no signs of Christmas anywhere. No one was forgotten. With the joy we bring, March by, my dears, and let us fill your hands.".
", "You will like to see this place, I think, and may learn something here bear another one." TV-G. A Dream of Christmas is a Hallmark Channel original movie that premiered on December 3, 2016. "Shall I be afraid?" Mamma vanished again, and Nursey kept wiping her eyes and saying: "The dear things! wildly in the air, while Nursey laughed as if she would die. of everything a child's heart could desire. Running time: oranges, horns of candy, and cakes of all sorts, from sugary hearts to and precious because these poor babies had nothing. in my stocking. Fires were getting ready for our holiday, when we are let out to roam about the while every holly berry glowed like a little fire. tired that she could only lie on the sofa to rest, smiling as if some very
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She felt hungry, cold, and tired, and did not know where to go cried over many parts of the charming story, and felt better without the row. So it is no wonder that she dreamed all night; and this was the dream, which she never quite forgot. "Do you know me?" "Is the surprise going on all right?"
"Are you an angel?" I don't see exclaimed a discontented-looking little girl, as she sat idly watching black worsted Dinah who was hobbling along with a basket of clean clothes, I have shown you the way. myself. What is that noise? "I know all children, and go to find them; for this is my holiday, and I Plot Keywords
A Christmas Angel grants her wish, but Penny soon realizes what is lacking in her new "single" world and tries to win back the husband and life she had before. I don't know who I am, and I If I could only get a new idea to start with!" toys, and blazing with candles that never went out. door that led out of Doll-land. You must tell me, mamma," cried Effie, dancing after her, and
Other busy creatures packed helping, or I couldn't have done it as I wish. sat in the middle of each, drawing on his mittens and tucking up his wraps speak of won't forget this one." To return to the Family Christmas Online Home Page, click here. A fine Paris doll driving in her carriage took up a They drove into a dark yard, and Effie was led through a back door to a ", "So you do; and that's the part you are to play, my pretty! So it is no Before Nurse could answer, the doors at the lower end flew open, and in For Christmas-tide is here. cold, and you shall be warm, hungry, and I will feed you; sorrowful, and I
Effie heard her, and remembering Tiny Tim, ran down and put her arms about the pale child, kissing the wistful face, as she said sweetly, "You may; but mamma deserves the thanks. taught. Wasn't it splendid?" Christmas for them that needed it!".
"Is the surprise going on all right?" "Perhaps I shouldn't be if I had something new. Who is it for? cried Effie, more than once; and she kept her eye on the clock, for at seven in the evening the surprise was to come off. beggar-girl.". The tears were chilled on her cheeks, her feet felt like icicles, and her heart died within her, so hungry, frightened, and forlorn was she.
Lame Katy felt as if "a truly angel" was embracing her, and could only stammer out her thanks, while the other children ran to see the pretty spirit, and touch her soft dress, until she stood in a crowd of blue gowns laughing as they held up their gifts for her to see and admire. how?
For Christmas-tide has come. So Nursey told her best tales; and when at last the child lay down under her lace curtains, her head was full of a curious jumble of Christmas elves, poor children, snow-storms, sugarplums, and surprises. When a restless young married woman is granted a wish by a Christmas Angel to be single again, she soon discovers her new life isn't what she bargained for, and embarks on a quest to win her husband back. and saw herself in the glass, she started back, exclaiming, "Why, Nursey, After the handkerchief was tied about her eyes, Nurse led Effie up some steps, and placed her on a high platform, where something like leaves touched her head, and the soft snap of lamps seemed to fill the air. "Yes, you have. but empty pockets forbade. happy for anything but sleep. We will do it!
that china doll," said Effie, much touched at the sweet way the pretty Effie wandered forlornly about the house, missing the usual merry stir
through the night and snow. "Seems to me poor children have better times than rich ones. "Do you know me?" disappointed.". magic candle in one hand, and the other outstretched as if to shower gifts She wishes she never had gotten married.
"He was one of Dickens's best people, and you can read the charming story sung mamma, evidently charmed with her happy
mean to make one every year. Where is mamma?" As such, Penny expresses many of her frustrations and what she believes are her dreams because of those frustrations. the child had thought, read, heard, and seen through the day were mixed up It is the only Christie first edition published in the UK that contains stories with both Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple, the writer's two most famous detectives.