And that is as true for us cabmen
as it is for the church-goers.
Then I saw some cabmen
and others had walked boldly into the sand pits, and heard the clatter of hoofs and the gride of wheels.
She was sitting on the stone steps, a salt fish of some sort was in her hand; she was crying, wailing something about her luck and beating with the fish on the steps, and cabmen
and drunken soldiers were crowding in the doorway taunting her.
To Naipaul, the pitiful scene of neglectful tourists and desperate cabmen
showed that "there could be no pride in power".
Her hall for lectures and her work amongst the cabmen
endeared her name to different sections of her fellow citizens.
To reduce the implicit risk of accidents, prefects would often send out circulars by which cabmen
were forced to move in the city "in horses trot" and "street sergeants" had to stop and arrest any offender.
As the RTS tract on coachmen suggested, a converted cabbie could have an auspicious influence on his fellow cabmen
, who were notorious for their lack of morals, and could transform his cab into a highly visible and mobile example of cleanliness and honesty.
As Noel recounts, labourers would pass buckets of whiskey in the fields and factories, and carters and cabmen
expected a drink as a tip for their services.
They strongly feel that imposition of such a rule would curb the menace to a large extent as the cabmen
would be afraid to take undue advantage of the situation and the women too would be able to lodge a complaint in case of a problem.
were hoping he would give us a turn next" (reported by Henry Dickens, Ford 81).
Three hundred washerwomen petition the Rain King for fine weather forever, while cabmen
and umbrella makers want perpetual rain.