‘And yet this house in the square, that seemed precisely similar to its fifty ugly neighbors, was as a matter of fact entirely different – horribly different.’
‘The letters which I now publish were sent to me recently by a person who knows me to be interested in ghost stories. There is no doubt about their authenticity.’
A Christmas Carol (2009) is Disney’s verfilming van het beroemde Kerstspookverhaal van Charles Dickens.
‘“God bless us, every one!” said Tiny Tim, the last of all.’
‘It is difficult to say exactly at what point fear begins, when the causes of that fear are not plainly before the eyes.’
‘But now – so it seemed to me – there was going to be real hide-and-seek, real terrors were going to lurk in dark corners, or if not real terrors, terrors so convincing as to assume the garb of reality, were going to pounce on us.’
‘Whilst the girl stood still, half smiling, with her hands clasped over her heart, the boy, a thin shape, with black hair and ragged clothing raised his arms in the air with an appearance of menace and of unappeasable hunger and longing.’