I am far from being sure that I might not have astonished our small congregation by resorting to this extreme measure, but for its being Christmas Day
and no Sunday.
For they said, it was a shame to quarrel upon Christmas Day
He always wrote to her on Christmas Day
, he said, no matter where he was, and no matter how long it had been since his last letter.
Several days of unusually mild weather fitly ushered in a splendid Christmas Day
The weather was most favourable for her; though Christmas Day
, she could not go to church.
But the season touched him with gentle feeling, and he hated the thought of Strickland spending Christmas Day
by himself; he ascribed his own emotions to him, and could not bear that on an occasion given up to good-fellowship the lonely painter should be abandoned to his own melancholy.
Tomorrow would be Christmas Day
, and she had only $1.
When Anne dressed for it she tossed aside the pearl beads she usually wore and took from her trunk the small box that had come to Green Gables on Christmas day
The result was that Philip had nowhere to go, and he spent Christmas Day
in his lodgings.
But even watched pots will boil in the fulness of time, and finally Christmas day
came, gray and dour and frost-bitten without, but full of revelry and rose-red mirth within.
Last Christmas Eve and all Christmas Day
Jurgis had toiled on the killing beds, and Ona at wrapping hams, and still they had found strength enough to take the children for a walk upon the avenue, to see the store windows all decorated with Christmas trees and ablaze with electric lights.
For though he is acting in summer he must make believe that it is Christmas-time, for on Christmas Day
Christ was born.