The Chimes by Charles DickensThe Chimes is Charles Dickens 1844 novella that concerns the disillusionment of Toby Trotty Veck, a poor working-class man. When Trotty has lost his faith in Humanity and believes that his poverty is the result of his unworthiness he is visited on New Years Eve by spirits to help restore his faith and show him that nobody is born evil, but rather that crime and poverty are things created by man.
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I put so much effort into making these ebooks, and would love to carry on offering them for free. However, the site really can't survive without your help. It is the second in his series of Christmas books: five short books with strong social and moral messages that he published during the s. There are not many people—and as it is desirable that a story-teller and a story-reader should establish a mutual understanding as soon as possible, I beg it to be noticed that I confine this observation neither to young people nor to little people, but extend it to all conditions of people: little and big, young and old: yet growing up, or already growing down again—there are not, I say, many people who would care to sleep in a church. A great multitude of persons will be violently astonished, I know, by this position, in the broad bold Day. But it applies to Night.