So he tied up his feet, and went on limping about and coughing, until at last he fell to pieces, all at once and in a heap, like the One-Horse
Here the conversation was interrupted by the approach of a small one-horse
buggy to the inn.
First you wrap a layer or two of blanket around your body, for a sort of cushion and to keep off the cold iron; then you put on your sleeves and shirt of chain mail -- these are made of small steel links woven together, and they form a fabric so flexible that if you toss your shirt onto the floor, it slumps into a pile like a peck of wet fish-net; it is very heavy and is nearly the uncomfortablest material in the world for a night shirt, yet plenty used it for that -- tax collectors, and reformers, and one-horse
kings with a defective title, and those sorts of people; then you put on your shoes -- flat-boats roofed over with interleaving bands of steel -- and screw your clumsy spurs into the heels.
Pa, he 'lowed he'd break up and go down and live with Uncle Ben, who's got a little one-horse
place on the river, forty-four mile below Orleans.
WE had powerful good luck; because we got a chance in a stern-wheeler from away North which was bound for one of them bayous or one-horse
rivers away down Louisiana way, and so we could go all the way down the Upper Mississippi and all the way down the Lower Mississippi to that farm in Arkansaw without having to change steamboats at St.
I s'pose you might call it a main street, an' your aunt Sawyer lives on it, but there ain't no stores nor mills, an' it's an awful one-horse
I jumped up, took my muff and umbrella, and hastened into the inn- passage: a man was standing by the open door, and in the lamp-lit street I dimly saw a one-horse
Sleighs are also subdivided into two - horse and one-horse
It is said that a stranger took a one-horse
carriage for a course-- tariff, half a franc.
Directly opposite to him came a strange one-horse
vehicle, evidently rigged up by soldiers out of any available materials and looking like something between a cart, a cabriolet, and a caleche.
The ferry system between Oakland and San Francisco is the worst one-horse
concern in the United States.
We will start, if you please, in the railway--we will proceed in a one-horse
chaise--and we will stop at a village, situated in a hole.