John Dashwood wished it likewise; but in the mean while, till one of these superior blessings could be attained, it would have quieted her ambition to see him driving a barouche
A plain, but handsome, dark-green barouche
had now drawn up in front of the ruinous portal of the old mansion-house.
Fastened up behind the barouche
was a hamper of spacious dimensions--one of those hampers which always awakens in a contemplative mind associations connected with cold fowls, tongues, and bottles of wine--and on the box sat a fat and red-faced boy, in a state of somnolency, whom no speculative observer could have regarded for an instant without setting down as the official dispenser of the contents of the before-mentioned hamper, when the proper time for their consumption should arrive.
A shadow in a long black cloak and a soft black felt hat passed along the pavement between the Rotunda and the carriages, examined the barouche
carefully, went up to the horses and the coachman and then moved away without saying a word, The magistrate afterward believed that this shadow was that of the Vicomte Raoul de Chagny; but I do not agree, seeing that that evening, as every evening, the Vicomte de Chagny was wearing a tall hat, which hat, besides, was subsequently found.
In the midst of all this gallant array came an open barouche
, drawn by four white horses; and in the barouche
, with his massive head uncovered, sat the illustrious statesman, Old Stony Phiz himself.
Lady Ruth, who drive by quickly in a barouche
, almost rose from her seat; the Marchioness, whose victoria they passed, had time to wave her hand and flash a quick, searching glance at Juliet, who returned it with her dark eyes filled with admiration.
Henry, who is good-nature itself, has offered to fetch it in his barouche
Her ladyship's carriage was a barouche
, and did not hold more than four with any comfort.
Two hours later, every one knew that the great C-spring barouche
in which Mrs.
Little Nap is a handsome boy, who sits chatting to his tutor, and kissed his hand to the people as he passes in his four-horse barouche
, with postilions in red satin jackets and a mounted guard before and behind.
It reminded one a little of the London which Thackeray knew on that side of the river, and in the Kennington Road, through which the great barouche
of the Newcomes must have passed as it drove the family to the West of London, the plane-trees were bursting into leaf.
I have a barouche
and two bay horses, a coachman and page in neat liveries, three charming children, and a French governess, a boudoir and lady's-maid for my wife.