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  • Holmes's methods of deduction remain similar – though now a tell-tale splatter of mud on a lady's leg is from a wheelie suitcase rather than a dog-cart.

    TV review: Sherlock and Orchestra United

  • "Now, Watson," said Holmes, as a tall dog-cart dashed up through the gloom, throwing out two golden tunnels of yellow light from its side lanterns.

    Sole Music

  • When I came down, Mr. Rucastle met me here and drove me in his dog-cart to the Copper Beeches.

    Sole Music

  • Darkness At three in the morning the chief Sussex detective, obeying the urgent call from Sergeant Wilson of Birlstone, arrived from headquarters in a light dog-cart behind a breathless trotter.


  • Now do try to come, and I shall meet you with the dog-cart at Winchester.

    Sole Music

  • And there was the general again, not in a dog-cart this time, but furiously driven in a motor-car, roaring and clattering into the station less than two minutes after the train arrived.

    In The Time Of Light

  • Full-generals, particularly in the early days of war, do not drive to the station to meet captains very often; yet King climbed into the dog-cart unexcitedly, after keeping the general waiting while he checked a trunk!

    In The Time Of Light

  • And his genial manner of saluting the full-general who met him with a dog-cart at Peshawur station was something scandalous.

    In The Time Of Light

  • So I acknowledge the cheers with a wave, bluff and hearty, as I step into the dog-cart, stepping briskly to escape the inevitable bemedalled veteran who comes shuffling after me, hoping I'll slip him sixpence for a dram when he assures me that we once stood together in the Highlanders 'line at Balaclava.


  • He insisted upon my climbing into his dog-cart and he gave me a lift homewards.

    The Seriously Deranged Writer and the Model Cars


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