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A Christmas Carol
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  • "I am a mortal," Scrooge remonstrated, "and liable to fall."
  • Not to know that any Christian spirit working kindly in its little sphere, whatever it may be, will find its mortal life too short for its vast means of usefulness.

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  • He has spent but a few pounds of your mortal money: three or four perhaps.

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as in: mortal body Define
human (especially merely human); or subject to death
as in: a mortal wound Define
causing death
as in: felt mortal agony Define
extreme or intense
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