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  • "If we had heard the dump-cart on the drive we would not have kept her so long out in the cold."

    Dorothy Dale's Queer Holidays

  • "Do you suppose I am the kind of girl who rides in a dump-cart in preference to taking a red plush seat in a train?"

    Dorothy Dale's Queer Holidays

  • Here Mr. Philbrick was waiting with his sulky (a two-wheeled jockey-cart), an ox-team for the baggage, and a dump-cart in which he and H. were to drive, while I drove the sulky alone in my glory.

    Letters from Port Royal Written at the Time of the Civil War (1862-1868)

  • Soon after reveille the men are mustered, armed with picks and shovels in the place of the more customary "Krag," and long before the tropic sun has risen over the primeval woods, the chatter of monkeys and the crow of jungle-cock is mingled with the crash of trees, the click of shovels and the rumble of the dump-cart.

    The Great White Tribe in Filipinia

  • Straight before that martial figure, on the bridle-path, a man with a dump-cart and a shaggy-footed horse was picking up leaves.

    The Poor Little Rich Girl

  • I demanded, feeling the bottom of my heart fall out, for all the world like the floor of a dump-cart.

    The Prairie Mother

  • They hooked him to an iron dump-cart, and then, with a heavy lashed whip, they haled him forth at 5.30 a.m. to begin the inglorious work of removing refuse from the city streets.

    Horses Nine Stories of Harness and Saddle

  • There was an imposing funeral, and the three-wheeled dump-cart was filled with imaginary mourners.

    The Madigans

  • Bep promptly threw herself on top of her twin, while Peter, a laconic lad, calmly set himself to rehabilitating the hind wheel of a battered tin toy express which served as a dump-cart.

    The Madigans

  • Some captive bees were scolding among the cobwebs of the rafters overhead, or thumping against the upper panes of glass; two calves were bawling from the barnyard, where some of the men were at work loading a dump-cart and shouting as if every one were deaf.

    A Country Doctor and Selected Stories and Sketches

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