the near leader violently shook his head and everything upon it--like an unusually emphatic horse, denying that the coach
could be got up the hill.
Benedict, and the coach
plainly belongs to some travellers: I tell you to mind well what you are about and don't let the devil mislead you.
The mail coach
doors were on their hinges, the lining was replaced, the ironwork was as good as new, the paint was restored, the lamps were alight; cushions and greatcoats were on every coach
-box, porters were thrusting parcels into every boot, guards were stowing away letter-bags, hostlers were dashing pails of water against the renovated wheels; numbers of men were pushing about, fixing poles into every coach
; passengers arrived, portmanteaus were handed up, horses were put to; in short, it was perfectly clear that every mail there, was to be off directly.
Tom and his father arrived in town from Berkshire the day before, and finding, on inquiry, that the Birmingham coaches
which ran from the city did not pass through Rugby, but deposited their passengers at Dunchurch, a village three miles distant on the main road, where said passengers had to wait for the Oxford and Leicester coach
in the evening, or to take a post-chaise, had resolved that Tom should travel down by the Tally-ho, which diverged from the main road and passed through Rugby itself.
Having too much money and nothing at all to do with it, they were paying a hackney coach
as I came up, sir.
I had scrambled out of the coach
and was instinctively settling my cravat, when somebody brushed roughly by me, and I heard a smart thwack upon the coachman's ear.
There are four horses to each coach
, and all the horses, harnessed or unharnessed, are there.
Sonya jumped out of the coach
and ran to the countess.
drove up, and the reverend gentleman (after waiting characteristically for the woman's ladder) mounted to his place on the roof, behind the coachman.
Convinced at last that for the present all such attempts were hopeless, he appointed two or three scouts, with promises of large rewards in case of their forwarding him any intelligence, and returned to London by next day's coach
It was the afternoon coach
by which I had taken my place, and, as winter had now come round, I should not arrive at my destination until two or three hours after dark.
He was going to inquire at the place where the Oakbourne coach