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hansom

a two-wheeled one-horse carriage with a fixed hood. The driver sits on a high outside seat at the rear
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Night-hawk was Jerry called; but no more lustrous or cleaner hansom than his ever closed its doors upon point lace and November violets.
Most of it I hung across the sill, throwing a wide net with my ears, catching every footstep afar off, every hansom bell farther still, only to gather in some alien whom I seldom even landed in our street.
The sidewindows of the hansom were clogged with a grey-flannel mist.
That young tutor is an interesting fellow: we had some awfully good talk after dinner about books and things," he threw out tentatively in the hansom.
Can he be waiting for me," thought Mr Vladimir, looking up and down for some signs of a hansom.
Do you know, Alexander,"-- Mainhall looked with perplexity up into the top of the hansom and rubbed his pink cheek with his gloved finger,--"do you know, I sometimes think of taking to criticism seriously myself.
There will soon be very few hansom cabs left," said Mrs.
I think," said Trefusis, after a moment's reflection, "I will order a hansom.
With a few hurried words as to our plans for the morrow he rose and came out with me into the garden, clambering over the wall which leads into Mortimer Street, and immediately whistling for a hansom, in which I heard him drive away.
We'll just take one of these two-wheeled sardine tins that you people call hansoms, and get round to the hotel as quick as we can.
He returned the glance with a lightning-like look of diabolical fierceness, and, turning round, stood upon the curbstone and called a hansom.
The wild torrents of light, the passionate human music, the hansoms, the white shirts and shawled heads, the theatres--"