"The last load, eh?" he shouted to a young peasant, who drove by, standing in the front of an empty cart, shaking the cord reins.
"The last, dad!" the lad shouted back, pulling in the horse, and, smiling, he looked round at a bright, rosy-checked peasant girl who sat in the cart smiling too, and drove on.
That soldier passed on, and after him came another sitting on a cart
One was Justice, a roan cob, used for riding or for the luggage cart
; the other was an old brown hunter, named Sir Oliver; he was past work now, but was a great favorite with the master, who gave him the run of the park; he sometimes did a little light carting on the estate, or carried one of the young ladies when they rode out with their father, for he was very gentle and could be trusted with a child as well as Merrylegs.
To which the devil, stopping the cart
, answered quietly, "Senor, we are players of Angulo el Malo's company; we have been acting the play of 'The Cortes of Death' this morning, which is the octave of Corpus Christi, in a village behind that hill, and we have to act it this afternoon in that village which you can see from this; and as it is so near, and to save the trouble of undressing and dressing again, we go in the costumes in which we perform.
"Why, Mikolka, are you crazy to put a nag like that in such a cart
She would have preferred the humble cart
. The young man dismounted, and appeared to urge her to ascend.
Thus addressing Oliver, he helped him into the cart
; and the driver, pointing to a heap of sacks, told him to lie down there, and rest himself.
And in a low voice, as the cart
went slowly along through the midst of the gazing crowd, she poured forth her soul with the wrestling intensity of a last pleading, for the trembling creature that clung to her and clutched her as the only visible sign of love and pity.
what can you do?' cracked his whip, and drove his cart
over the poor dog, so that the wheels crushed him to death.
Could you sell me your meat, your cart
, your mare, and your good-will, without loss, for five marks?"
Instantly I stepped out into the street, picked up the box, and replaced it in the cart
: in the next moment the bicycle had spun round the corner, passed the cart
without let or hindrance, and soon vanished in the distance, in a cloud of dust.