Every year Thanksgiving Day is celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November. This day was historically a religious observation to give thanks to the almighty God. The occasion traditionally celebrates the arrival of the first pilgrims to America.
Thanksgiving Day is a time to feel gratitude for the good things in life. This is a day of festivity, family reunions and lavish feasts. In the USA this day is considered as one of the major family celebration generally celebrated at home with family and friends. The traditional dishes like Roasted turkeys, Cranberry sauce, Corns. Potatoes and Pumpkin pie are included in the Thanksgiving meal.
People celebrate this day with a great enthusiasm with their family and friends and sometimes give gifts like flowers, jewellery, baked cookies, chocolates etc to their near and dear.
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This year we are going to celebrate it remembering CHARLES DICKENS, one of the most important English writers in the world.
List of Works by Charles Dickens
A Christmas Carol
The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby
The Old Curiosity Shop
The Life and Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit
A Tale of Two Cities
Dealings with the Firm of Dombey and Son.
Our Mutual Friend
Apart from the novels, there are several short stories written by Charles Dickens.
The Haunted House
A House to let
The Long Voyage
A Message from the Sea
9 Famous Quotes by Charles Dickens
Dignity, and even holiness too, sometimes, are more questions of coat and waistcoat than some people imagine. (Oliver Twist)
There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts. (Oliver Twist)
Grief never mended no broken bones (Sketches by Boz)
It is a far, far better thing that I do, than I have ever done; it is a far, far better rest that I go to, than I have ever known. ( A Tale of Two Cities)
We lawyers are always curious, always inquisitive, always picking up odds and ends for our patchwork minds, since there is no knowing when and where they may fit into some corner. (Little Dorrit)
Consider nothing impossible, then treat possiblities as probabilities. (David Copperfield)
The things that never happen, are often as much realities to us, in their effects, as those that are accomplished. ( David Copperfield)
I’ll tell you … what real love is. It is blind devotion, unquestioning self-humiliation, utter submission, trust and belief against yourself and against the whole world, giving up your whole heart and soul to the smiter – as I did! (Great Expectation)
I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year.( A Christmas Carol)