Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A seat in a theater-box, or on the box of a coach.
“He assured himself that no detail was amiss in the harnessing and hitching, and reseated the party, insisting on Graham coming forward into the box-seat beside Paula.”
“In the stands Special Agent Rafferty is walking down the stairs to the box-seat area behind the home team dugout.”
“Leyland then slapped high-fives with fans along the box-seat railings before taking part in the festivities in the middle of the field.”
“In front is a box-seat, with leather cushions and an apron.”
“I had secured the box-seat on the fastest of these, and my business in Fleet Street was to get into a cab with my portmanteau, so to make the best of my way to the Peacock at Islington, where I was to join this coach.”
“I remember we took the carriages from the Vladimirsky; they were very old, and painted blue, with round springs, and a wide box-seat, and bundles of hay inside; the brown, broken-winded horses that drew us along at a slow trot were each lame in a different leg.”
“I see a landau before me, and on the box-seat by the driver is my young friend Charley, who waves his hat to me and calls out,”
“Master Charley looks down from his box-seat upon his sister and me engaged in beatific contemplation, and Hetty listening too, to the music.”
“The horses began to walk up the hill, and Ivan got off the box-seat and went behind the back of the sledge as though he had dropped something.”
“Then he stopped the ponies, put the cap on his dead master, and, getting on the box-seat again, drove him to the town, straight to the courts of justice.”
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