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Hahaha, classic Victorian moralising. 

“Fair jovial froggies a skating would go; They had asked their mama but she’d sternly said, “No!” And they all came to grief in a beautiful row. There’s a sweet Christmas moral for one not too slow. Just so!”  Basically, do as you’re told or you will die. pinterest

This Is How The Victorians Trolled Each Other At Christmas

Not a generic snowy scene or a cheerful robin in sight. Nope. Just reminders that you are human, flawed, vulnerable to temptation and a few pounds heavier than you should be.