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  • As a biker i stopped counting the near escapes, as car-driver the times i needed to apply emergency breaks.

    San Francisco’s First Bike Box Gets Stenciled! | Inhabitat

  • But the octroi at Seville is not serious, and a walrus-mustached old porter, who looked like an old American car-driver of the bearded eighteen-sixties, eased us — not very swiftly, but softly — through the local customs, and then we drove neither so swiftly nor so softly to the hotel, where we had decided we would have rooms on the patio.

    Familiar Spanish Travels

  • He knew very well that the car-driver and others would be aware that his father had been to Castle Richmond; and that it was more than probable that either he or his father would have to make further visits there.

    Castle Richmond

  • My mother had met some English who did not like Dublin because the legs of the men were too straight, and at Sligo, as everybody knew, an Englishman had once said to a car-driver, ‘If you people were not so lazy, you would pull down the mountain and spread it out over the sand and that would give you acres of good fields’.

    Collected Works of W. B. Yeats Volume III Autobiographies

  • She did hope the car-driver had not mentioned Timmy.

    Five Go To Smugglers Top

  • "Well, she'll know we arrived safely today because the car-driver will be sure to send a message to her, " said George.

    Five Go To Demon's Rock

  • "Well, Jackson, the car-driver, told us he was your great-grandson, " said Julian.

    Five Go To Demon's Rock

  • He then returned to the common-room, where he nodded to the Yard car-driver, who took up a position in front of the door.

    Tied Up in Tinsel

  • Agni having Vayu for his car-driver, assuming a body with matted locks on head, and roaring like the clouds, pursued the Asura, desirous of consuming him.

    The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 1 Books 1, 2 and 3

  • Thou art the car-driver (fire or heat that impels the body and causes it to live and grow).

    The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 3 Books 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12

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