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.
Villefort rose, or rather sprang, from his chair, hastily opened one of the drawers of his desk, emptied all the gold it contained into his pocket, stood motionless an instant, his hand pressed to his head, muttered a few inarticulate sounds, and then, perceiving that his servant had placed his cloak on his shoulders, he sprang into the carriage, ordering the postilions
to drive to M.
He meant I believe," replied Jane, "to go to Epsom, the place where they last changed horses, see the postilions
and try if anything could be made out from them.
had at first received orders only to take the London road; as soon as we had sufficiently reflected However, we ordered them to Drive to M .
The tediousness of a two hours' wait at Petty France, in which there was nothing to be done but to eat without being hungry, and loiter about without anything to see, next followed -- and her admiration of the style in which they travelled, of the fashionable chaise and four -- postilions
handsomely liveried, rising so regularly in their stirrups, and numerous outriders properly mounted, sunk a little under this consequent inconvenience.
are sure to lose no opportunity of cheating you; and as for the postilions
, I think they are pretty much alike all the world over.
The single gentleman, rather bewildered by finding himself the centre of this noisy throng, alighted with the assistance of one of the postilions
, and handed out Kit's mother, at sight of whom the populace cried out, 'Here's another wedding