Sam Weller is the servant of Mr. Pickwick, one of the most popular characters created by Dickens. “I wonder if I’m meant to be a footman, or a groom, or a gamekeeper, or a seedsman. I looks like a sort of compo of every one on ’em.”
Joseph Clayton Clark,"Kyd." The Characters of Charles Dickens. London: Raphael Tuck, 1890.