Winter Holiday 2007 Greetings

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Pitman
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Winter Holiday 2007 Greetings

#1 Post by Pitman » Fri Dec 21, 2007 8:55 am

Hey LiT lovers...for those who celebrate Christmas! Merry Christmas!! And have a safe and happy New Year.

And a happy Hanukkah as well!!

The Chinese New Year is coming up too! Year of the rat.

:D

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#2 Post by Congruous » Fri Dec 21, 2007 3:07 pm

Charles Dickens loved Christmas and wrote about it often. This is from the intro to the Christmas chapter in "Pickwick Papers."

Numerous indeed are the hearts to which Christmas brings a brief season of happiness and enjoyment. How many families, whose members have been dispersed and scattered far and wide, in the restless struggles of life, are then reunited, and meet once again in the happy state of companionship and mutual goodwill, which is a source of such pure and unalloyed delight, and one so incompatible with the cares and sorrows of the world, that the religious belief of most civilised nations, and the rude traditions of the roughest savages, alike number it among the first joys of a future condition of existence, provided for the blest and the happy! How many old recollections, and how many dormant sympathies, does Christmas-time awaken!

We write these words now, many miles distant from the spot at which, year after year, we met on that day, a merry and joyous circle. Many of the hearts that throbbed so gaily then, have ceased to beat; many of the looks that shone so brightly then, have ceased to glow; the hands we grasped have grown cold; the eyes we sought have hid their lustre in the grave; and yet the old house, the room, the merry voices and smiling faces, the jest, the laugh, the most minute and trivial circumstances connected with those happy meetings, crowd upon our mind at each recurrence of the season, as if the last assemblage had been but yesterday! Happy, happy Christmas, that can win us back to the delusions of our childish days; that can recall to the old man the pleasures of his youth; that can transport the sailor and the traveller, thousands of miles away, back to his fireside and his quiet home!


I hope everyone here has a safe and happy holiday season!
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#3 Post by Suntory » Mon Dec 24, 2007 6:24 pm

Yes Merry Christmas, Happy New Year, Happy Kwanza everyone!!!

And to all a good night!

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#4 Post by Flyonthewall » Sat Dec 29, 2007 3:18 am

Happy Holidays to all of you as well...

*opens a bottle of Suntory

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The Search for Charlotte continues....

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#5 Post by Tombo » Sat Dec 29, 2007 4:15 pm

Happy holidays,guys,from Birmingham England!

:D

Tom xx

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