Scrooge realizes that the ghost of the christmas yet to come will leave him soon. He wants to know about the dead man.
This quote through which we hurry now is my place of occupation. I see the house. Let me behold what i shall be in days to come.
They enter a churchyard and the spirit stood among the graves and pointed down to one.
Before i draw nearer to that stone to which you point tell me whether these are the shadows of the things that will be or are they shadows of things that may be.
Men's courses will forshadow certain ends but if the courses change the ends will change. Now show me what u want to.
Seeing his name on the graveyard he pleads with the spirit that he is not the same old Scrooge but a changed man.
When Scrooge tries to catch the spectral hand the Phantom's hood and dress shrinks,collapses and dwindles into a bed post...........
Good Spirit assure me that i may change these shadows that you have shown me.
I will honour christmas in my heart and throughout the year. The spirit of the Past,Present and the Future shall strive within me. I will not shut out their lessons. Can i wipe the writing on the stone.