- Our costumes were the art of perfection and we were a motley crowd of characters from Sairy Gamp to Quilp, from the Pecksniffs to Mark Tapley. - "Sixty Years of California Song", Margaret Blake-Alverson.
- " Hand the 'errings to that lady, Joe," you hear a fishmonger cry, as you pass his shop- door, referring by his epithet to some Mrs. Gamp or Betsy Priggs in search of that piscatory cheer at his stall. - "Cecil Castlemaine's Gage, Lady Marabout's Troubles, and Other Stories", Ouida.
- The humor she loved, and she read and reread the passages dealing with Samuel Weller, and Mr. Micawber, and Sairey Gamp, and Fanny Squeers. - "Fanny Herself", Edna Ferber.