At half-past twelve the train
stopped at Burhampoor where Passepartout was able to purchase some Indian slippers, ornamented with false pearls, in which, with evident vanity, he proceeded to encase his feet.
"It looks like the young man who missed the boat train
," he remarked.
look sharp, we are rather late; put on the steam, will you, and take us to the Victoria in time for the one o'clock train
? You shall have a shilling extra."
We got front seats, and while the train
moved along about fifty yards on level ground, I was not the least frightened; but now it started abruptly downstairs, and I caught my breath.
"There is yet a chance to stop it," I said, "if nothing happens to the train
and I can get there in time.
On the twenty-second of October that party was no longer with the same troops and baggage trains
with which it had left Moscow.
"I am going to town by this train
, Gertrude," he said quickly.
When the train
came into the station George felt relieved.
This in itself would hardly have stopped even a lingering train
. But there came out of him a cry which was talked of afterwards as something utterly unnatural and new.
"Will the train
soon be in?" Vronsky asked a railway official.
While grandmother was trying to make me comfortable, grandfather went to the depot and learned that Wick Cutter had come home on the night express from the east, and had left again on the six o'clock train
for Denver that morning.
The little girl stood still to watch until the train
had disappeared around a curve; then she turned to see where she was.