A Christmas Carol (1843)
- Frontispiece: "He had been Tim's blood-horse all the way from church..."
- Bob Cratchit and Tiny Tim
- "It's not convenient.... you'd think yourself ill-used, I'll be bound"
- Marley's Ghost
- "This pleasantry was received with a general laugh"
- "What do you call this?". . . "Bed-curtains?"
The Chimes (1844)
- "No," said Toby, after another sniff.
- The Poor Man's Friend
- "Whither thou goest, I can Not go . . ."
- "Never more, Meg; never more! & etc."
- "You're in spirits, Tugby, my dear," observed his wife
The Cricket on the Hearth (1845)
- Title-page vignette [a fairy and a cricket]
- John Peerybingle's Fireside
- "Did its mothers make it up a Beds, then!"
- "The extent to which he's winking at this moment!"
- "Suffering him to clasp her round the waist. . . down the dim wooden gallery"
- "After dinner Caleb sang the song about the Sparkling Bowl"
The Battle of Life (1846)
- "The ploughshare still turned up, from time to time, some rusty bits of metal . . . wondered and disputed"
- and he looked into the pretty face. . . .
- I think it will be better not to hear this, Mr. Craggs?"
- "What is the matter?" he exclaimed. . . .
- "Guessed half aloud 'milk and water'. . . ."
The Haunted Man (1848)
- "Merry and happy, was it?" . . . old man?"
- "It roved from door-step to door-step. . ."&c.
- Mr. Redlaw!" he exclaimed and started up
- "I'm not a-going to take you there. Let me be."
- "You speak to me of what is lying here," the Phantom interposed
- "What a wonderful man you are, father! . . . ."
- "Lord, keep my memory green!"
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