"But you were always a good man of business, Jacob."
"Business! Mankind was my business."
"There was a boy singing a Christmas carol at my door last night. I should like to have given him, that's all."
"Let us see another Christmas!"
"Conduct me where you will. I went fourth last night on compulsion, and I learned a lesson which is working now. Tonight if you have aught to teach me, let me profit by it.
"Touch my robe!"
"I fear you more than any specter I have seen. But as you know your purpose is to do me good, and as I hope to live to be another man from what I was, I am prepared to bear you company and do it with a thankful heart."
"It shall not be repeated. I was making rather merry yesterday, sir"
"Now, I'll tell you what, my friend. I am not going to stand this sort thing any longer. And therefore I am about to raise your salary."