What does The Ghost of Christmas Past answer when Scrooge asks him what business brought him here?

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Scrooge has been informed by Marley's ghost that he will be visited by spirits. When the Ghost of Christmas Past arrives, Scrooge asks him if he is one of the spirits Marley told him would come. The ghost says he is, and Scrooge then asks him why he is there....

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Scrooge has been informed by Marley's ghost that he will be visited by spirits. When the Ghost of Christmas Past arrives, Scrooge asks him if he is one of the spirits Marley told him would come. The ghost says he is, and Scrooge then asks him why he is there. Rather than give him a specific answer, the ghost simply says he has arrived for Scrooge's "reclamation."

Though Scrooge would rather not have had to deal with this ghost, he is also strangely drawn to him and finds he can't resist when the spirit takes hold of his arm and tells him to come with him.

Scrooge, at this point, has little idea of what is about to happen to him or what his reclamation will consist of. Nevertheless, he travels with the ghost to visit scenes from his past that will start to melt his long-frozen heart.

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"Your Welfare!"  The Ghost of Christmas Past responds to Scrooge's question.  When Scrooge infers that a night of unbroken rest would be more conducive to that end, the spirit replies with "Your Reclamation, then.  Take heed!" and leads him out through his window.

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