He was the coachman of the fiacre which drove the royal family from the Carrousel to the Porte Saint-Martin.
Other public edifices include the county buildings in the Tudor style, in front of which stands the monument to George, 8th marquess of Tweeddale (1787-1876), who was such an expert and enthusiastic coachman that he once drove the mail from London to Haddington without taking rest; the corn exchange, next to that of Edinburgh the largest in Scotland; the town house, with a spire 150 ft.
The coachman made no answer, but drove onward.
The coachman explained as well as he was able; and they rode onward.
Turn the carriage quickly, coachman, and drive home.
But neither Anna Mikhaylovna nor the footman nor the coachman, who could not help seeing these people, took any notice of them.
It was an autumn night, so dark that the coachman could not see the carriage pole.
But where do you come from not to know what every coachman in the town knows?
He's not there himself, so you'll have to go in and ask the princesses; and from there go on to the Rasgulyay--the coachman Ipatka knows--and look up the gypsy Ilyushka, the one who danced at Count Orlov's, you remember, in a white Cossack coat, and bring him along to me.
The coachman who had driven the old prince to town returned bringing papers and letters for Prince Andrew.
Peter the footman made some remark to the coachman; the latter assented.
"You go ahead, Zakhar!" shouted Nicholas to his father's coachman, wishing for a chance to race past him.
The doctors were of use to Natasha because they kissed and rubbed her bump, assuring her that it would soon pass if only the coachman went to the chemist's in the Arbat and got a powder and some pills in a pretty box for a ruble and seventy kopeks, and if she took those powders in boiled water at intervals of precisely two hours, neither more nor less.
His coachman did not even ask whether he was to wait.
And my coachman has gone.
A coachman in a jerkin, who stood nearest, sprang forward and snatched it up.
His satellites--the senior clerk, a countinghouse clerk, a scullery maid, a cook, two old women, a little pageboy, the coachman, and various domestic serfs--were seeing him off.
The coachman was asleep.
Alpatych collected his parcels, handed them to the coachman who had come in, and settled up with the innkeeper.
Alpatych, his coachman, Ferapontov's wife and children and the house porter were all sitting in the cellar, listening.
Alpatych went back to the house, called the coachman, and told him to set off.