The horses are hitched to the buggy and waiting outside.
It was noon by the time the rig was hitched, lessons given, and Deans, mittened and mufflered, were on their way.
Alex backed Ed between the tugs of the buggy and hitched him up.
Zeb hitched Jim to the buggy again, and the horse trotted along and drew them rapidly over the smooth water.
Instead of driving to the Capitol in a coach and six, he walked without a guard or servant from his lodgings - or, as a rival tradition has it, he rode, and hitched his horse to a neighbouring fence - attended by a crowd of citizens.
He put the harness together again and hitched Jim to the buggy.
The middle of it is passed round the body, which it covers from the waist to the knees, and is hitched in front so that the two ends hang down in equal length before; these being twisted together are passed back between the legs, drawn up and tucked into the waist at the middle of the back.
I could also feel the stamping of the horses, which they had ridden out from town and hitched under the trees, where they stood all night, neighing loudly, impatient to be off.