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car.

abbr.
carat
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The needle of the speed-indicator flicked and wagged to and fro; the cinders rattled on the roof, and a whirl of dust sucked after the whirling wheels, The crew of the combination sat on their bunks, panting in their shirt- sleeves, and Cheyne found himself among them shouting old, old stories of the railroad that every trainman knows, above the roar of the car.
Now the highly paid specialist who conveys the Lake Shore and Michigan Southern Limited from Chicago to Elkhart is something of an autocrat, and he does not approve of being told how to back up to a car.
From the end of the axis which is next the car, proceeds a shaft of steel, connecting the screw with the pinion of a piece of spring machinery fixed in the car.
The laughter rang louder; they clung to the gate, to the posts, rested on their staves, in the weakness engendered by their convulsions at the spectacle of Car.
Its car touched a clump of trees, and the black figure that had been struggling in the ropes fell back, or jumped back, into the car.
In half a dozen seconds the whole diffused population of the beach had, as it were, crystallised on the rope, and was pulling against the balloon under the vehement and stimulating directions of the man in the car.
A tall, quietly dressed man, with reddish skin and clear gray eyes, was helped up into the car.
The next moment Jimmy whirled about, and the passengers saw him land his fist on the face of a running man who was trying to board the car.
There was a concourse of males, and Margaret and her companions were hustled out and received into the second car.
With necessary slowness he picked his way through the passengers down to the steps at the front of the car.
I was in too much of a hurry to get one, and I gave all my money to the man who drove the car.
I returned at night by the same railroad and in the same kind of car.