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gig

see sulky.
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For, absurd as it may sound, with that look into those Arabian Nights' eyes, had come somewhere out of space an overwhelming intuition, nay, an unshakable conviction, that the woman who was already being rolled away from me down the road in that Dis's car of a farmer's gig, was now and for ever and before all worlds the woman God had created for me, and that, unless I could be hers and she mine, there would be no home, no peace for either of us so long as we lived.
At that moment the gig was on the point of turning a corner into a dark pine-wood; but just ere it disappeared,--was it fancy?
And with that Macfarlane took his departure and drove off up the wynd in his gig to get under cover before daylight.
When they reached their journey's end the gig was housed, the horse was fed and comforted, and the two young doctors in a private room sat down to the best dinner and the best wine the house afforded.
I remember one morning I was put into the light gig, and taken to a house in Pulteney Street.
I like to have the seat in my gig at liberty for any gentleman whom for business reasons I may wish to take down to the hall for a night or so.
I can tell you how to find the place as we go along in the gig.
Otherwise I do not go; and as for the gig, you may take me or leave me, as you choose.
Father went in the gig, and I let them out and locked the gates after them.
Windows were open, an elderly woman was hanging out clothes in the back yard, and the doctor's gig stood under the porte-cochere.
But in this state of things the opposite certitude--namely, that David was still alive and in England--seemed to be brought by the testimony of a neighbour, who, having been on a journey to Cattelton, was pretty sure he had seen David in a gig, with a stout man driving by his side.
The six scoundrels were sitting grumbling under a sail in the forecastle; ashore we could see the gigs made fast and a man sitting in each, hard by where the river runs in.