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It might be, as the man had said, that he was a professional tour conductor, like those who have charge of Egyptian donkey-boys and guides.
On the very verge of the thicket two men spoke to his conductors, and receiving an answer in a whisper, withdrew into the wood, and suffered them to pass unmolested.
Lady back there told me to collect her fare from you,' repeated the conductor.
The general at once stepped out, while Phileas Fogg calmly followed him, and they proceeded together to the conductor.
The conductor helped her off the car and then the engineer started his train again, so that it puffed and groaned and moved slowly away up the track.
I knew this must be the immigrant family the conductor had told us about.
You are in the hands of officials who zealously study your welfare and your interest, instead of turning their talents to the invention of new methods of discommoding and snubbing you, as is very often the main employment of that exceedingly self-satisfied monarch, the railroad conductor of America.
It is a man," gabbled my conductor, "a man, a man, a five-man, like me.
Just at the conventional moment, when all hope had fled, and the conductor was holding out his box to the passenger next to me, I suddenly remembered where I had put that wretched coin of the realm.
My conductor pressed me forward, conjuring me in a whisper "to give no offence, which would be highly resented;" and therefore I durst not so much as stop my nose.
The merry top-riders had been assigned to their seats by the gentlemanly conductor.
He tried not to let his attention be distracted, and not to spoil his impression by looking at the conductor in a white tie, waving his arms, which always disturbed his enjoyment of music so much, or the ladies in bonnets, with strings carefully tied over their ears, and all these people either thinking of nothing at all or thinking of all sorts of things except the music.