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There was but little conversation in the car, and soon many of the passengers were overcome with sleep.
This leading pedestrian was Car the Queen of Spades, who carried a wicker-basket containing her mother's groceries, her own draperies, and other purchases for the week.
Very well; hurry up with that touring car and the oil stock, then.
In half a dozen seconds the whole diffused population of the beach had, as it were, crystallised on the rope, and was pulling against the balloon under the vehement and stimulating directions of the man in the car.
George glanced up and down the car to be sure no one was looking, then took out his pocketbook and counted his money.
The car, which was of a circular form and fifteen feet in diameter, was made of wicker-work, strengthened with a slight covering of iron, and protected below by a system of elastic springs, to deaden the shock of collision.
His passenger slipped down from his place, and, lifting the rug, peered into the tonneau of the car, over which they had tied a hood.
The little crowd stood on one side and the two men stepped into the car.
He leaned from the car for a moment and held out something in the hollow of his hand.
I was in too much of a hurry to get one, and I gave all my money to the man who drove the car.
On one side of the car a waiter with some broken glasses beside a tray was huddled near the step.
But I made up for my lost supper, eating an enormous breakfast, and when I hobbled to catch my car I carried a lunch twice as big as the one the day before.