He stretched out his hand from underneath the coverlet of his little vehicle - a hand with long, white fingers, slim and white and shapely as a woman's.
You never saw a vehicle like this in all your travellings, did you?
Her mother perceived, for the first time, that the second vehicle
was not a humble conveyance like the first, but a spick-and-span gig or dog-cart, highly varnished and equipped.
And now a matter of some difficulty arose; and this was how his lordship himself should be conveyed; for though in stage-coaches, where passengers are properly considered as so much luggage, the ingenious coachman stows half a dozen with perfect ease into the place of four; for well he contrives that the fat hostess, or well-fed alderman, may take up no more room than the slim miss, or taper master; it being the nature of guts, when well squeezed, to give way, and to lie in a narrow compass; yet in these vehicles
, which are called, for distinction's sake, gentlemen's coaches, though they are often larger than the others, this method of packing is never attempted.
The horses 'went better', the driver said, when they had anything before them (they must have gone at a most extraordinary pace when there was nothing), and so the vehicle
kept behind a cart; when the cart stopped, it stopped; and when the cart went on again, it did the same.
Lady Greystoke had witnessed the girl's brave battle, and had herself tried to reach the rapidly passing vehicle
, but had been too late.
They, on the contrary, had no power over their vehicle.
But then," asked Michel, "I shall be curious to know how our erring vehicle will act in space?
The second vehicle was covered with a top of cloth so tightly drawn, as to conceal its contents, with the nicest care.
The vehicles, loaded with household goods and implements of husbandry, the few straggling sheep and cattle that were herded in the rear, and the rugged appearance and careless mien of the sturdy men who loitered at the sides of the lingering teams, united to announce a band of emigrants seeking for the Elderado of the West.
The meagre herbage of the prairie, promised nothing, in favour of a hard and unyielding soil, over which the wheels of the vehicles rattled as lightly as if they travelled on a beaten road; neither wagons nor beasts making any deeper impression, than to mark that bruised and withered grass, which the cattle plucked, from time to time, and as often rejected, as food too sour, for even hunger to render palatable.
thrones, and buzzed or clattered away in their vehicles
Through a cooperative effort between government and contractor, it merges the ongoing effort to continue modernization of the Army's heavy tactical wheeled vehicle
fleet, while successfully achieving readiness status.
won't be ready for next weekend's competition, but he will be showing it to defense officials and hopes to see it in action, perhaps in another $1 million race.
Our cost structure is lean and nimble," he says, "which allows us to get a niche vehicle
to market faster and less expensively with the caveat that we are able to leverage their parts bin to do so.