Ebenezer Scrooge: Who are you?

Ghost of Christmas Past: I am the spirit whose coming was foretold to you.

Ebenezer Scrooge: You don't look like a ghost.

Ghost of Christmas Past: Thank you.

Ebenezer Scrooge: May I inquire more precisely who or what you are?

Ghost of Christmas Past: I am the Ghost of Christmas Past.

Ebenezer Scrooge: Long past?

Ghost of Christmas Past: No. Your past.

Ebenezer Scrooge: And what business brings you here?

Ghost of Christmas Past: Your welfare.

Ebenezer Scrooge: [scoffs] To be wakened by a ghost at one o'clock in the morning is hardly conducive to my welfare!

Ghost of Christmas Past: Your redemption, then.”

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