Macmillan Readers 130x200 64 страниц. 2010 год. Macmillan Education "Mr Scrooge," said the gentleman. "I have come to ask for your help because it is Christmas. I want money to help the poor people who have no money and no homes." "Aren't there any prisons?" asked Scrooge. "Aren't there any workhouses? Put these people in prisons and workhouses." "But prisons and workhouses are very unpleasant places. I am sure you want people to have a merry Christmas," replied the gentleman. "4 don't have a merry Christmas," said Scrooge. "Christmas is nonsense. It's humbug! I don't believe in Christmas. I'm not giving money to anyone else so they can have a merry Christmas." Retold by F.H.Cornish.