Elton came back, he told us what John ostler
had been telling him, and then it came out about the chaise having been sent to Randalls to take Mr.
and the waiters, yea, and the inns at which they waited, and the cold rounds of beef inside, and the stunted ostler
, with his blue nose and clinking pail, where is he, and where is his generation?
Miss Crow, the daughter of a farmer; John Giddish, himself a farmer; Nan Slouch, Esther Codling, Will Spray, Tom Bennet; the three Misses Potter, whose father keeps the sign of the Red Lion; Betty Chambermaid, Jack Ostler
, and many others of inferior note, lay rolling among the graves.
The bill paid, and the waiter remembered, and the ostler
not forgotten, and the chambermaid taken into consideration - in a word, the whole house bribed into a state of contempt and animosity, and Estella's purse much lightened - we got into our post-coach and drove away.
This was the cheerful servant of that establishment, who, in her part of factotum, turned groom and ostler
She talks something like that ostler
we had that come from the north.
My friend was now to lodge the second night almost fifty miles from home, in a house which he never had seen before, among people to whom he was totally a stranger, not knowing whether the next man he should meet would prove good or bad; but seeing an inn of a good appearance, he rode resolutely into the yard; and knowing that respect is often paid in proportion as it is claimed, delivered his injunctions to the ostler
with spirit, and, entering the house, called vigorously about him.
It is,' replied the driver, rubbing himself as if he ached, after throwing the reins to the ostler
The next day, or a day or two after, I forget which, the chaise was brought back from Knowlesbury, our nearest town, by the ostler
at the old inn.
It was a young fellow about seventeen, dressed like an ostler
, with leather cords and gaiters.
at a roadside public-house was holding a pail of water to refresh my horses, when a cart of very green oats, newly reaped, passed by, and he remarked, - 'Yon's frough Gimmerton, nah
On one side to a stable-yard open to a by-road, where the ostlers
were unharnessing the splashed and tired horses from the muddy carriage, and beyond that to the by-road itself, across which the sign was heavily swinging; on the other side to a wood of dark pine-trees.