Chains Forged in Life
“You are chained,” said Scrooge, trembling. “Tell me why the chains bind you.”
“I wear the chains I forged in life,” replied Marley. “I made it link by link, yard by yard. I fastened it on of my own free will. Is this strange to you?”
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