And now behold this sulking boy,
His costly presents bring no joy;
Harsh tears of anger fill his eye
Tho’ he has all that wealth can buy.
What profits it that he employs
His many gifts to make a noise?
His playroom is so placed that he
Can cause his folks no agony.

MORAL:

Mere worldly wealth does not possess
The power of giving happiness.

Analysis, meaning and summary of Ellis Parker Butler's poem The Rich Boy’s Christmas

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  1. me!!! says:

    lol the person that said that was really funny!!!i sound like a dork!!

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