Someone then proposed a toast to lord Fauntleroy.
Tiny Tim drank it last of all, but he would have given his toast away for two cents.
To Mr Scrooge! said Bob; I want to propose a toast of good health to Mr Scrooge, the patron of our little feast!
I always took my breakfast with her every morning. I put the sugar and cream in her tea, and prepared her toast. I loved that so much.”
The children drank a toast to the health of Mr Scrooge, after their mother. It was the first thing they did not do that day with a full heart.
Then Bob proposed a toast: “A Merry Christmas to us all, my dears. May God bless us!”
The grocer then solemnly uncorked a bottle of ale, poured the contents into two glasses, and proposed a toast:
He raises his glass and toasts to the health of his friend.
The children drank the toast after her.
She toasted her bread.
1. Weißbrotscheibe: Weißbrotschnitte
2. Trinkspruch: Hoch