As exotic as it sounds, getting the jump on Father Christmas has its logic.
The thought which agitated us both, was this—'Was Father Christmas bringing the tree to us?'
He looked the very impersonation of Father Christmas, minus the beard.
But most of all I noted the change that had come over the face of Father Christmas.
You shall have it, Father Christmas, and may good luck go with it.
He might be a study for Father Christmas, or a philosopher who dealt much in abstractions and knew little of men.
I bring you some fine lamb's wool to keep you warm, Father Christmas.
"Father Christmas" paid us his customary visit anyway, in his mantle of snow—fancy snow within fifteen degrees of the line!
But I've saved a nice pumpkin for you, Father Christmas, and here it is.
Well, well, perhaps some day Father Christmas will give us some.