said the other bearer
, sitting on the edge of the hand-barrow.
The shoulder of one of the tramping bearers
knocked heavily against the spectral soldier who was staring into the unknown.
At length the coffin had received its burden and was screwed down; after which the bearers
placed it upon a bier, and set out.
went heavily forth, and the mourners followed, saddening all the street, with the dead before them, and Mr.
I occupied a special compartment in the train, and where ever I had to change I found at the station bearers
who were ready to carry me for a few coppers.
We that go down to the chattris [the big umbrellas above the burning-ghats where the priests take their last dues] clutch hard at the bearers
of the chattis [water-jars - young folk full of the pride of life, she meant; but the pun is clumsy].
It consists of a limp and ugly figure carried in a chair by two bearers
and attended by a lean female with a face like a pinched mask, who might be expected immediately to recite the popular verses commemorative of the time when they did contrive to blow Old England up alive but for her keeping her lips tightly and defiantly closed as the chair is put down.
Then, accompanied by Umbopa, Khiva, Ventvogel, and half a dozen bearers
whom we hired on the spot, we started off on foot upon our wild quest.
exclaimed different voices; and the heavy breathing of the bearers
and the shuffling of their feet grew more hurried, as if the weight they were carrying were too much for them.
They played the National air called "The Oz Spangled Banner," and behind them were the standard bearers
with the Royal flag.
carried our presents to Bekwando and it took us three months to get through.
Bumble had already arrived, accompanied by four men from the workhouse, who were to act as bearers