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  • n. calash


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  • Monsieur de Talbrun's horses -- a magnificent pair, harnessed to a new 'caleche' -- carried off Psyche, as an old gentleman in gold spectacles said near me.

    Jacqueline — Complete

  • "Which shall not be for some time to come," said I to myself, as, slipping noiselessly from the room, I regained my "caleche," and in ten minutes more was proceeding on my journey.

    The Confessions of Harry Lorrequer — Complete

  • The priest stopped the caleche; and was so far curious as to walk down the little avenue that led to the house, showing more interest in the place than Lucien expected from a Spanish ecclesiastic.

    Eve and David

  • Lucien jumped down, but before he could speak two travelers stepped out of the caleche, and the words died away on his lips; for there stood the new Prefect of the Charente, Sixte du Chatelet, and his wife, Louise de Negrepelisse.

    Eve and David

  • Perhaps he has come to the rescue of his brother-inlaw, and happened to be behind our caleche at Mansle by accident.

    Eve and David

  • As the Canon of Toledo returned to the caleche, he had spoken a word to the post-boy.

    Eve and David

  • As Lucien took his place in the caleche beside the so-called

    Eve and David

  • Kolb, therefore, had set out on horseback along the highroad, and heard at last at Mansle that Lucien was traveling post in a caleche — M. Marron had recognized him as he passed.

    Eve and David

  • “You have allowed the coach to pass you, monsieur; you will lose your place unless you care to take a seat in my caleche and overtake the mail, for it is rather quicker traveling post than by the public conveyance.”

    Eve and David

  • The coachman was told to search for saddle-horses for Mademoiselle and for his master, and for carriage-horses for the caleche in which the colonel and the lieutenant had returned to Havre.

    Modeste Mignon

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