When he was gone my driver
began to flop the reins about and whip the harness, by which I understood that I was to go on, which of course I did, glad that the stone was gone, but still in a good deal of pain.
Sometimes the hills were so steep that, despite our driver
's haste, the horses could only go slowly.
But he held out till camp was reached, when his driver
made a place for him by the fire.
(with his eyes starting out of his head).
He developed too great a tendency to climb down from his truck and fight with other drivers
. He had been in quite a number of miscellaneous fights, and in some general barroom rows that had become known to the police.
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.
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.
'You have,' said the driver
, as if he didn't like it at all.
When a driver
boasts of his skill and bravery the other drivers
say, "And when didst thou see the elephants dance?"
'Only a bob's vorth, Tommy,' cried the driver
sulkily, for the information of his friend the waterman, as the cab drove off.
in his bast shoes ran panting up to it, placed a stone under one of its tireless hind wheels, and began arranging the breech-band on his little horse.
Something happened to the hindmost sledge: the driver
lost control-- he was probably very drunk--the horses left the road, the sledge was caught in a clump of trees, and overturned.
And then came a second thwack, aimed at the driver
's other ear; but which missed it, and hit him on the nose, causing a terrible effusion of blood.
No, I don't see and I never shall see why Miss What's-her-name shouldn't pay that bob for the driver
The fatigue we had already suffered did not prevent our continuing our march all night: at last we entered a plain, where our drivers
told us we might expect to be attacked by the Galles; nor was it long before our own eyes convinced us that we were in great danger, for we saw as we went along the dead bodies of a caravan who had been lately massacred, a sight which froze our blood, and filled us with pity and with horror.