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A Christmas Carol
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  • He felt that it was tall and stately when it came beside him, and that its mysterious presence filled him with a solemn dread.
  • The Phantom was exactly as it had been, but he dreaded that he saw new meaning in its solemn shape.
  • It was a great surprise to Scrooge, while listening to the moaning of the wind, and thinking what a solemn thing it was to move on through the lonely darkness over an unknown abyss, whose depths were secrets as profound as Death: it was a great surprise to Scrooge, while thus engaged, to hear a hearty laugh.
  • As the last stroke ceased to vibrate, he remembered the prediction of old Jacob Marley, and lifting up his eyes, beheld a solemn Phantom, draped and hooded, coming, like a mist along the ground, towards him.

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  • He took a solemn oath.
  • Everyone was solemn at the funeral.

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