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  • Stayed till Monday; gave up the visit to Red House; instead of going in postchaise alone to Ardee, found that I could go in a coach which had just begun to run (to oblige me) by Slane to Dublin; so got up at five o'clock on Monday morning – dark! raining and blowing desperately!

    Maria Edgeworth

  • Sneed brought me in a postchaise i like Mr. Sneed very much. i like

    The Newcomes

  • He cried when he parted from Mr. Sneid, the supercargo, who most kindly brought him from Southampton in a postchaise, but these tears in childhood are of very brief duration!

    The Newcomes

  • And Arthur Pendennis got into the postchaise with his uncle never to come back to school any more.

    The History of Pendennis

  • Baymouth Mr. Spavin, who had got his degree, and was driving homewards in triumph in his yellow postchaise.

    The History of Pendennis

  • As Pen went up a hill, a drizzling January rain beating in his face, and his ragged gown flying behind him — for he had not divested himself of his academical garments since the morning — a postchaise came rattling up the road, on the box of which a servant was seated, whilst within, or rather half out of the carriage window, sate a young gentleman smoking a cigar, and loudly encouraging the postboy.

    The History of Pendennis

  • The postchaise contained a snuffy old dowager of seventy, with a maid, her contemporary.

    The History of Pendennis

  • To be nineteen years of age, with high health, high spirits, and a full purse, to be making your first journey, and rolling through the country in a postchaise at nine miles an hour — O happy youth! almost it makes one young to think of him!

    The Virginians

  • The postchaise whirled the traveller through the most delightful home-scenery his eyes had ever lighted on.

    The Virginians

  • London, and that he looked with delight from his postchaise windows upon the city as he advanced towards it.

    The Virginians

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