Forth trundled the cab into the Christmas streets, the fare within plunged in the blackness of a despair that neighboured on unconsciousness, the driver on the box digesting his rebuke and his customer's duplicity.
The smell of the cab was still faintly present to his senses, and a certain leaden chill about his feet, all else had disappeared in one vast oppression of calamity and physical faintness.
Her eyes gleamed in the shadow of the cab straight ahead, immovable.
And for a time the walls of St Stephen's, with its towers and pinnacles, contemplated in immobility and silence a cab that jingled.
But within that minute a crosstown car had stopped directly in front of the cab.
On their way to the theatre there was a street blockade, and it was two hours before their cab could get out of it.
The rain was so sudden: nobody was prepared; and everybody had to take a cab.
Go again; and don't come back until you have found a cab.
Patent leathers and Square-toes came in the same cab, and they walked down the pathway together as friendly as possible -- arm-in-arm, in all probability.
This conversation had occurred while our cab had been threading its way through a long succession of dingy streets and dreary by-ways.
The cab is waiting, and I have my last words to say to you.
If you wish to remain under my charge," Julian proceeded, "you will accompany me at once to the cab.
She spoke with breathless eagerness, and pressed by me into the cab
Ensconced in his corner, with his arms folded, he stared out of the cab window at the street.
For a moment they kept perfectly still in that cab rolling on at a steady jog-trot through a narrow city street full of bustle.