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A Christmas Carol
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  • Near to the winter fire sat a beautiful young girl, so like that last that Scrooge believed it was the same, until he saw her, now a comely matron, sitting opposite her daughter.

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  • She gives a career-advancing performance as his comely female companion.
  • You are more worthy to wear the armour of elf-princes than many that have looked more comely in it.
    J.R.R. Tolkien  --  The Hobbit

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