Friends of the Dickens Forum,

     That amiable New Yorker, Mike Quinn, chips in his agreement on the 
hand of
the third spirit in *CC*:                         (pjm)
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> I think your interpretation of “kind" is correct
> and quite logical. The “kind hand” trembled
> to show Scrooge that his plea for
> the chance to lead an
> altered life has been heard and that he now
> needs to take what he has learned to heart and
> put it into practice. Isn’t it a bit like
> someone emphasizing a point by
> shaking her/his finger at us?
>
> Thanks and best wishes!
> Mike J. Quinn
> The Friends of Dickens New York
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