came to the carriage door to ask if I had further need of his services.
D'Artagnan stopped the postilion
who rode the pack-horse, at the corner of the Rue des Lombards, under a penthouse, and calling one of Planchet's boys, he desired him not only to take care of the two horses, but to watch the postilion
; after which he entered the shop of the grocer, who had just finished supper, and who, in his little private room, was, with a degree of anxiety, consulting the calendar, on which, every evening, he scratched out the day that was past.
No doubt the order had been given the postilion
beforehand, for Aramis had no occasion even to make a sign.
I remember they made me laugh uncommonly--there's a droll bit about a postilion
Ere Alleyne could answer there swung round the curve of the road a lady's carriage drawn by three horses abreast with a postilion
upon the outer one.
started, the carriage wheels rattled.
"Stop, that the gentleman may see," said the officer, with that frank kindliness which is peculiar to military men, to the soldier who was acting as postilion
'Tis gold!" they cried; and they rushed forward, seized the horses, knocked down the little postilion
, the coachman, and the servants, and pulled little Gerda out of the carriage.
Monsieur the Marquis in his travelling carriage (which might have been lighter), conducted by four post-horses and two postilions
, fagged up a steep hill.
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 .
' favours draggled on their dripping jackets.
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.