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It stopped beneath the Pyncheon Elm; the cabman took a trunk, a canvas bag, and a bandbox, from the top of his vehicle, and deposited them on the doorstep of the old house; a straw bonnet, and then the pretty figure of a young girl, came into view from the interior of the cab.
Briggs would give you a sovereign every Sunday morning, I would not have you a seven-days' cabman again.
Huxtable's address in the country, and heard her order the cabman to drive to the Great Northern terminus.
Then she took her bonnet and purse, left the house, hailed a passing hansom, and bade the cabman drive her to St.
said the cabman, who had descended from his perch, and was slapping his chest, for the night was bitter.
Morris paid the cabman, who touched his hat and drove away.
Passepartout jumped off the box and followed his master, who, after paying the cabman, was about to enter the station, when a poor beggar-woman, with a child in her arms, her naked feet smeared with mud, her head covered with a wretched bonnet, from which hung a tattered feather, and her shoulders shrouded in a ragged shawl, approached, and mournfully asked for alms.
At nine o'clock in the morning she was already quite drunk, dishevelled, half-naked, covered with bruises, her face was powdered, but she had a black-eye, blood was trickling from her nose and her teeth; some cabman had just given her a drubbing.
The cabman joyfully pocketed the sum, and turned back on his road to Paris.
He drew his bolts and let me out, and I promised the cabman something handsome if he would drive fast.
He appeared to be in a great hurry, shouted to the cabman to wait, and brushed past the maid who opened the door with the air of a man who was thoroughly at home.
And now, Watson, it only remains for us to find out by wire the identity of the cabman, No.