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
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.
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