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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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Guests get free access to the adjoining Bodelwyddan Castle, jointly designed by architect Joseph Hansom, inventor of the Hansom cab.
Gaboriau died in 1873, but the translations inspired Hume to write The Mystery of a Hansom Cab, which, like his plays, no publisher would touch.
Hansom Cab is a soft-ripened cheese washed with 2 Gingers Irish Whiskey and smoky Lapsang Souchong tea that creates a savory rind to complement the cheese's meaty paste.
Guests could take a hansom cab ride around the embassy basketball court, which became Central Park for the occasion, or pose before an Empire State Building mural.
He examines works including The Mystery of a Hansom Cab and The Strand Magazine and explores themes of medicine, vivisection, social purity, and the reinvention of Victorian criminality, among others.
The terms 'in anger' and 'last' being all too apposite in his case, as minutes after last using it he was run down and killed by a hansom cab while in hot pursuit.
Meanwhile, Modine's girlish romanticism descends from even more distant cinematic roots: Racing to the rescue while standing upright in a hansom cab, he looks more like a Buster Keaton or Harold Lloyd naif than a 21st century sax-playing lothario.
With two of Manhattan's five horse and carriage stables scheduled to close soon, 15 hansom cab drivers teamed up to save their horses from going homeless and themselves from going out of business, by purchasing their own midtown stable.
Two weeks after the 60ish peer of the realm has died, his rotting corpse is found in a hansom cab.
The book is a vivid picture of social life in New York in the days of the hansom cab.
Riding in a magical hansom cab, the audience visits events that shaped the "Big Apple" image of New York City.