Some of the refugees were exchanging news with the people on the omnibuses
Thumps were exchanged from the tops of the carriages and omnibuses
which had been blocked up in the crowd.
He was sure to go to the railway station just as the train was coming in, and cabs and carriages, carts and omnibuses
were all trying to get over the bridge together; that bridge wanted good horses and good drivers when the railway bell was ringing, for it was narrow, and there was a very sharp turn up to the station, where it would not have been at all difficult for people to run into each other, if they did not look sharp and keep their wits about them.
She was sure that presently the hoardings, the quarries, the one-story saloons, the wooden green-houses in ragged gardens, and the rocks from which goats surveyed the scene, would vanish before the advance of residences as stately as her own--perhaps (for she was an impartial woman) even statelier; and that the cobble- stones over which the old clattering omnibuses
bumped would be replaced by smooth asphalt, such as people reported having seen in Paris.
I DO so much relish these trips I make on your public omnibuses
, even though the drivers can get quite tetchy when you tell them the street name and house number of the residence you want to be dropped off at.