There was no other place for the babies to be, and so part of the preparations for the evening consisted of a collection of cribs and carriages
in one corner.
What an excellent device," said he, "the use of a sheepskin for carriages
Brocklehurst put into my hand a thin pamphlet sewn in a cover, and having rung for his carriage
, he departed.
There was a soft, underlying tenderness in Magdalen's assumed gayety of manner -- there was a sudden thoughtfulness in her face, a confidential readiness in her hand, as she took Frank's arm and went out to the carriage
But for the latter inconvenience, the carriage
probably would not have stopped; carriages
were often known to drive on, and leave their wounded behind, and why not?
Meanwhile the fog and darkness thickened so, that people ran about with flaring links, proffering their services to go before horses in carriages
, and conduct them on their way.
Fur, though she had run (as I have said) ever so fur in the night, she had oftentimes wandered long ways, partly afoot, partly in boats and carriages
, and know'd all that country, 'long the coast, miles and miles.
He is intent upon various new expenses - horses, and carriages
, and lavish appearances of all kinds.
The lane was moreover much rutted and broken up by the carriages
which had recently transported articles of various kinds to the tournament; and it was dark, for the banks and bushes intercepted the light of the harvest moon.
There were two carriages
at the door when he alighted.
Heirs to such unlooked-for riches, the unfortunate men, stupid with cold, took up their abode in the deserted bivouacs, broke up the material which they found there to build themselves cabins, made fuel of everything that came to hand, cut up the frozen carcasses of the horses for food, tore the cloth and the curtains from the carriages
for coverlets, and went to sleep, instead of continuing their way and crossing quietly during the night that cruel Beresina, which an incredible fatality had already made so destructive to the army.
From every street and every corner drove carriages
filled with clowns, harlequins, dominoes, mummers, pantomimists, Transteverins, knights, and peasants, screaming, fighting, gesticulating, throwing eggs filled with flour, confetti, nosegays, attacking, with their sarcasms and their missiles, friends and foes, companions and strangers, indiscriminately, and no one took offence, or did anything but laugh.