The horses were drinking at a trough in the edge of a town, the driver
was taking beer, Harris was snoring at my side, the courier, with folded arms and bowed head, was sleeping on the box, two dozen barefooted and bareheaded children were gathered about the carriage, with their hands crossed behind, gazing up with serious and innocent admiration at the dozing tourists baking there in the sun.
An Assamese driver
, two or three elephants ahead, turned round angrily, crying: "Bring up Kala Nag, and knock this youngster of mine into good behavior.
If you'll no' STAND me a dram,' said the driver
, with a well-merited severity of tone and manner, 'I dare say ye'll have no objection to my taking one mysel'?
I wished to get down and walk up them, as we do at home, but the driver
would not hear of it.
And as the day advanced and the engine drivers
and stokers refused to return to London, the pressure of the flight drove the people in an ever-thickening multitude away from the stations and along the northward-running roads.
For a world Julia could not have said more; and Miss Emmerson thought that she had said quite as much as the occasion required; but Miss Emmerson, it will be remembered, supposed their driver
to be Anthony Sandford.
was a long way off, but Idomeneus could hear him shouting, and could see the foremost horse quite plainly--a chestnut with a round white star, like the moon, on its forehead.
On the contrary, finding that the cries and blows of their driver
were redoubled at this juncture, the leaders backed upon the pole-horses, who in their turn backed the sleigh.
As the driver
closed the door upon us, I heard him whisper to the three countrymen,"How do you suppose a fellow feels shut up in the cage with a she tiger?
When we discovered that, that legend of our driver
took to itself a new interest in our eyes.
Again he made no reply, but the driver
of our carriage came to my rescue.
Balaga was a famous troyka driver
who had known Dolokhov and Anatole some six years and had given them good service with his troykas.
of the waggon seemed undecided, and the chauffeur, running slow but disregarding some shouted warning from the crossing policemen, swerved the auto to the left, violating the traffic rules, in order to pass in front of the waggon.
The rustic driver
, stupefied and aghast, stood looking at the wagon, and did nothing but utter loud cries to Hercules to come and help him.
He put his head out of the window of the cab, and directed the driver
to turn back, and go to an hotel near the Great Northern Railway.