In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Unable to answer, Rachel could only arch an eyebrow at herself as she made her way outside and then accepted the coachman's help into the carriage.
- The Duke called a coachman to drive the carriage and its four occupants home.
- Of course it helped that the problems of dealing with horses and carriages were taken care of by coachmen and servants of various sorts.
- Climbing into the reassuring softness of the carriage, Evelyn promised to pay the coachman on her arrival at her home, then rested her head back against the seats.
- The coachman heaved their trunks out of the carriage and into the hall, my brothers were already in the lounge, relaxing on the comfortable sofas.
- At precisely eight o'clock the scarlet-coated guards on the coaches blew cheerful blasts on their horns, the coachmen clucked to their teams, and the procession moved off, bound for the four corners of the kingdom.
- ‘Not again, Caroline,’ Nicholas complained even as he signaled the coachman to stop the carriage by knocking on the roof.
- In those days, a grand house would employ at least 16 domestic servants, and perhaps an army of 30-cooks, parlour maids, footmen, hall boys, gardeners, butlers, coachmen.
- Did the coachman not know their lady was trying to rest until they arrived?
- ‘Thank you, Father,’ she replied sweetly as the carriage pulled to a stop and the coachman announced their arrival.
- I hopped out of the carriage first ignoring the coachman's hand.
- Upon witnessing a horse being whipped by a coachman at the Piazza Carlo Alberto, Nietzsche threw his arms around the horse's neck and collapsed, never to return to full sanity.
- The coachman untied the trunk from the roof of the carriage and set it down beside them.
- The coachman opened the carriage door and helped her step down.
- The figure's enduring popularity can be attributed to the fact that coachmen were perhaps the most familiar figures on any Russian city street.
- Much like today's jet-setting international business executives, coachmen were forever having to adjust their watches to give the correct local time.
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