At the moment Ethan Frome, after climbing to his seat, had leaned over to assure himself of the security of a wooden box-also with a druggist's label on it-which he had placed in the back of the buggy
, and I saw his face as it probably looked when he thought himself alone.
We sit in the cushioned carriage-body of a cabin, with the curtains drawn, and smoke, or read, or look out upon the passing boats, the houses, the bridges, the people, and enjoy ourselves much more than we could in a buggy
jolting over our cobble-stone pavements at home.
Jumping out of the buggy he put Dorothy's suit-case under the seat and her bird-cage on the floor in front.
Then he got into the buggy again and took the reins, and the horse at once backed away from the tree, turned slowly around, and began to trot down the sandy road which was just visible in the dim light.
Then he started to say something to his little companion, but before he could speak the buggy began to sway dangerously from side to side and the earth seemed to rise up before them.
With a wild neigh of terror the animal fell bodily into the pit, drawing the buggy and its occupants after him.
Dorothy grabbed fast hold of the buggy top and the boy did the same.
Matthew, dressed up with a white collar and driving in a buggy, was something that didn't happen often.
He doesn't generally go to town this time of year and he NEVER visits; if he'd run out of turnip seed he wouldn't dress up and take the buggy to go for more; he wasn't driving fast enough to be going for a doctor.
We waved wildly back until the buggy
had driven around the curve.
Gilbert lifted Anne from the buggy
and led her into the garden, through the little gate between the ruddy-tipped firs, up the trim, red path to the sandstone step.
Promptly at twenty minutes to four the next afternoon Timothy and Nancy drove off in the open buggy
to meet the expected guest.