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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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Then he took a hansom and was driven to the house of his solicitor, whom he wished to consult on the settlement of his late wife's affairs.
On and on plodded the hansom, going slower, it seemed to him, at each step.
As they turned a corner, a woman yelled something at them from an open door, and two men ran after the hansom for about a hundred yards.
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.
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.
As I ended we turned into High Street; in the prevailing stillness, the faint strains of the band reached us from the Empress Rooms; and I hailed a crawling hansom as Raffles turned that way.
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.
Their hansom caught him up at the corner, passed with a waving of hands, and vanished with its accomplished load into the evening.
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.
It was one of Steve Hassell's carriages, I guess, unless the lady took a hansom.
Veneering then says to Mrs Veneering, 'We must work,' and throws himself into a Hansom cab.
There was a hansom just in front of me, and he hailed it.