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ID
cx28
Title
"The Christmas Day."
Genre
Essay
Page Count
1
Word Count
1700
Publisher
Illustrated
Publication Year
1950
Document Types
Full-text Online
Eads, Additions to
Social Commentary
Topics
Christmas

In this affirmation of Christmas, despite the loss of past traditions and values, Bates provides a brief history of the holiday, touches on Dickens and Carlyle, and closes with the rejoinder: "These are the good old days." In Illustrated (December 23, 1950, p. 12).


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