To Richard Armour (d. 1989), humorist par excellence "Scrooge thinks to himself as a man singularly lacking in what we readers see as sensitivity and compassion"
Fleissner, Robert F.
"Scrooge's Humbug Dissected,"
Word Ways: Vol. 23
, Article 3.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.butler.edu/wordways/vol23/iss4/3