"Well," drawled Gilder, "when the train had gone on again, that man had gone too.
Almost as he spoke a special train with one carriage took the curve of the line on their left, and, stopping, disgorged another group of policemen, in whose midst was the hangdog visage of Magnus, the absconded servant.
Can I beg a seat in your compartment, or anywhere in the train, as far as Harwich?"
"I never ought to have risked missing the train. I am due at The Hague to-morrow."
Fogg, he was much more restless, counting and recounting the days passed over, uttering maledictions when the train stopped, and accusing it of sluggishness, and mentally blaming Mr.
The train entered the defiles of the Sutpour Mountains, which separate the Khandeish from Bundelcund, towards evening.
take this gentleman's luggage -- Dover line twelve o'clock train -- that's it," and without waiting for another word Jerry wheeled me round to make room for other cabs that were dashing up at the last minute, and drew up on one side till the crush was past.
On Jerry's return to the rank there was a good deal of laughing and chaffing at him for driving hard to the train for an extra fare, as they said, all against his principles, and they wanted to know how much he had pocketed.
I asked the maid in the dressing-room how late the train was, and she told me two hours.
The sky had clouded, and the train rushed on like a sullen thunderbolt through the gray pall of advancing day.
Erskine, who had been reading, started up, clutching his book as if about to hurl it at someone, and cried, "Was he at the train?"
He pledged me his honor that he would not go by that train. I will." He hurried from the room.
I regret that John Barleycorn flourished everywhere in the system of society in which I was born, else I should not have made his acquaintance, and I was long trained
in his acquaintance.
The little girl stood still to watch until the train had disappeared around a curve; then she turned to see where she was.
"Thought that train would never come," observed the boy.