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The closing of the shop caused great inconvenience.
Tabitha Twitchit immediately raised the price of everything a half-penny; and she continued to refuse
to give credit.
Of course there are the tradesmen's carts—the butcher, the fish-man and Timothy Baker.
But a person cannot live on "seed wigs" and sponge-cake and butter-buns—not even when the sponge-cake is as good as Timothy's!