Rarely had Natasha experienced so joyful a feeling as now, sitting in the carriage
beside the countess and gazing at the slowly receding walls of forsaken, agitated Moscow.
"Sire, I should not wish to make a mistake; is there no other sign by which I may know this carriage
Heralded by a courier in advance, and by the cracking of his postilions' whips, which twined snake-like about their heads in the evening air, as if he came attended by the Furies, Monsieur the Marquis drew up in his travelling carriage
at the posting-house gate.
"What a pretty carriage
! Is it May's?" she asked, suddenly turning her face from the window.
"Pardieu," returned Franz, laughing, "in token of your ingratitude." The jest, however, soon appeared to become earnest; for when Albert and Franz again encountered the carriage
with the contadini, the one who had thrown the violets to Albert, clapped her hands when she beheld them in his button-hole.
She leaned forward and pressed her face against the window just as the carriage
gave a big jolt.
With the exception of this voice, which might have been heard at the entrance of the Faubourg Saint-Antoine, everything remained as calm in the carriage
as in the prison.
I am indeed very much grieved," said the gatekeeper, rushing towards the carriage
; "but, upon my sacred word, the key has been taken from me."
But recollecting that his mother was waiting for him, he went back again into the carriage
Soon after came up a millstone, an egg, a duck, and a pin; and Chanticleer gave them all leave to get into the carriage
and go with them.
At one time she thought Antonio ought to have left carriage
, horses, every thing, and flown to her rescue, as Charles had done; but now she saw that the probity of his soul forbade it.
The ladies were out to Rottingdean in his carriage
on a drive.