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  • Shelterless fragments of straw and paper got up revolving storms there, when the main street was at peace; and the watercart, as if it were drunk or short-sighted, came blundering and jolting round it, making it muddy when all else was clean.

    Our Mutual Friend

  • The soil was, however, only soft red sand, and made it very heavy work for our horses drawing the watercart.

    Journal of an Expedition into the Interior of Tropical Australia

  • We drivers took the horses out of reach, and the gunners and infantry attacked it with sacks, etc. But nothing could stop it, though by great efforts they confined its width, so that it only reached one of our waggons and the watercart, which I don't think are damaged.

    In the Ranks of the C.I.V.

  • It is heartrending for the medical man who has emerged from a hospital full of water-born pestilence to see a regimental watercart being filled, without protest, at some polluted wayside pool.

    The Great Boer War

  • The soil was, however, only soft red sand, and made it very heavy work for our horses drawing the watercart.

    Journal of an Expedition into the Interior of Tropical Australia

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