As is always the case at a departure, much had been forgotten or put in the wrong place, and for a long time two menservants stood one on each side of the open door and the carriage
steps waiting to help the countess in, while maids rushed with cushions and bundles from the house to the carriages
, the caleche, the phaeton, and back again.
"See," said she, "the carriages
have stopped, my sister waits for me, the time is come; what you are about to decide upon will be decided for life.
"I don't care which of their visions comes true," Archer mused, "as long as the tunnel isn't built yet." In his senseless school-boy happiness he pictured Madame Olenska's descent from the train, his discovery of her a long way off, among the throngs of meaningless faces, her clinging to his arm as he guided her to the carriage
, their slow approach to the wharf among slipping horses, laden carts, vociferating teamsters, and then the startling quiet of the ferry-boat, where they would sit side by side under the snow, in the motionless carriage
, while the earth seemed to glide away under them, rolling to the other side of the sun.
From two o'clock till five Franz and Albert followed in the fete, exchanging handfuls of confetti with the other carriages
and the pedestrians, who crowded amongst the horses' feet and the carriage
wheels without a single accident, a single dispute, or a single fight.
Charles would not, however, suffer any delay, or expressions of gratitude--but, forcing both aunt and niece into the carriage
, bid Anthony drive rapidly to a tavern known to be at no great distance.--
Dying of hunger, thirst, fatigue, and want of sleep, these unfortunates reached a shore where they saw before them wood, provisions, innumerable camp equipages, and carriages
,--in short a whole town at their service.
He walked down the Rue Richelieu, meditating how he should carry off the queen in her turn, for to take her in a carriage
bearing the arms of France was not to be thought of, when he perceived an equipage standing at the door of the hotel belonging to Madame de Guemenee.
The sunset struck so brilliantly into the travelling carriage
when it gained the hill-top, that its occupant was steeped in crimson.
Mary saw that it was a smart carriage
and that it was a smart footman who helped her in.
was completely concealed amid the trees.
Moreover, as John de Witt put his head out of the carriage
window, he was seen and recognized by a brewer, who, being behind his companions, was just shutting his door in all haste to join them at the Buytenhof.
He begged pardon, and was getting into the carriage
, but felt he must glance at her once more; not that she was very beautiful, not on account of the elegance and modest grace which were apparent in her whole figure, but because in the expression of her charming face, as she passed close by him, there was something peculiarly caressing and soft.
So Chanticleer began to build a little carriage
of nutshells: and when it was finished, Partlet jumped into it and sat down, and bid Chanticleer harness himself to it and draw her home.
"We shall find a better trap than this at the church-door," says he; "that's a comfort." And the carriage
drove on, taking the road down Piccadilly, where Apsley House and St.
At last she kicked right over the carriage
pole and fell down, after giving me a severe blow on my near quarter.