What Senor Don Quixote of La Mancha says," observed the curate, "is the truth; for he goes enchanted in this cart
, not from any fault or sins of his, but because of the malevolence of those to whom virtue is odious and valour hateful.
His good-humor made the people laugh also and crowd round his cart closely, shouting uproariously when some buxom lass submitted to be kissed.
Whereupon, having sold all his meat, he left his horse and cart in charge of a friendly hostler and prepared to follow his mates to the Mansion House.
While this scene was passing in the walk, Kirby had overtaken the cart, which was his own, and had been driven by Edwards, without asking the owner, from the place where the patient oxen usually stood at evening, waiting the pleasure of their master.
well, Benny and I—no, me and Benny; dam’me if I know how ‘tis; but some of us are bound after a cargo of beaver-skins, d’ye see, so we’ve pressed the cart to ship them ‘ome in.
Another cart loaded with bark for a down-country tannery followed close behind, and its driver added a few compliments as the ruth-bullocks backed and backed again.
The escort, their heads tied up native-fashion, fell in on either side the cart, shuffling enormous clouds of dust.
cried the Butcher right joyfully, as he leaped down from his cart and took the purse that Robin held out to him.
So saying, he donned the Butcher's apron, and, climbing into the cart, he took the reins in his hand and drove off through the forest to Nottingham Town.
Then followed a cart
unlike any that had gone before.
Along this shining path, two men came hurrying on, leading a horse, which was speedily harnessed to the cart
at the prison-door.
Get in, I'll take you all," Mikolka shouted again, leaping first into the cart
, seizing the reins and standing straight up in front.