God Bless Us Every One

“I feel like this holiday season it’s important to remind people of the true meaning of Christmas: ghosts terrorizing rich people in the middle of the night until they agree to pay their employees more.” —Dana Schwartz

Dana Schwartz, 28, attended Brown University on a public policy and a pre-medical major, but ultimately decided to become a writer. She was a Presidential Scholar.

The illustration is by John Leech in 1843.

My favorite part is that even the candle flame is scared of Marley’s ghost. (Click to see larger. Image via the British Library.)

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