# Charles Dickens

Charles John Huffam Dickens (1812–1870), novelist.

The 16th most frequently quoted source in the OED, with a total of 9282 quotations (about 0.29% of all OED quotations).

See article in the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Total number of quotations | 9282 | Find quotations |
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Quotations providing first evidence of a word | 229 | Find quotations |

Quotations providing first evidence of a particular meaning | 1501 | Find quotations |

Name | Total Quotations | Percentage of quotations | ||
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1. | Pickwick Papers | 983 | 11.0% | Find quotations in OED |

2. | Our Mutual Friend | 884 | 10.0% | Find quotations in OED |

3. | Dombey & Son | 788 | 8.0% | Find quotations in OED |

4. | Nicholas Nickleby | 726 | 8.0% | Find quotations in OED |

5. | Sketches by Boz | 678 | 7.0% | Find quotations in OED |

6. | Let. | 586 | 6.0% | Find quotations in OED |

7. | Barnaby Rudge | 585 | 6.0% | Find quotations in OED |

8. | Old Curiosity Shop | 579 | 6.0% | Find quotations in OED |

9. | Martin Chuzzlewit | 457 | 5.0% | Find quotations in OED |

10. | Bleak House | 443 | 5.0% | Find quotations in OED |