Behind the cart
was a wall of uncertain darkness speckled with little flames and alive with half-caught forms and faces and shadows.
Then followed a cart
unlike any that had gone before.
Along this shining path, two men came hurrying on, leading a horse, which was speedily harnessed to the cart
at the prison-door.
Give us a song, mates," shouted someone in the cart
and everyone in the cart
joined in a riotous song, jingling a tambourine and whistling.
The quick travellers came up with the slow, and courteous salutations were exchanged; and one of the new comers, who was, in fact, a canon of Toledo and master of the others who accompanied him, observing the regular order of the procession, the cart
, the officers, Sancho, Rocinante, the curate and the barber, and above all Don Quixote caged and confined, could not help asking what was the meaning of carrying the man in that fashion; though, from the badges of the officers, he already concluded that he must be some desperate highwayman or other malefactor whose punishment fell within the jurisdiction of the Holy Brotherhood.
And he leaped down forthwith from the cart
, and handed Robin the reins in exchange for the purse.
I went in again, according to my promise, to get my servant's box, lugged it out, clapped it beside her on the tail of the dog cart
, and then caught the reins and jumped up into the driver's seat beside my wife.
And, in a glow of conscious virtue, I stood watching the unloading of the cart
, still holding the Magic Watch open in my hand, as I was curious to see what would happen when we again reached the exact time at which I had put back the hand.
The carter was forced at last to leave his cart
behind him, and to go home overflowing with rage and vexation.
But come, tell me for what price thou wilt sell me all of thy meat and thy horse and cart
Vassily was not to blame for their having filled up his cart
with unsifted earth, but still it was annoying.
The horse, whose health had been drunk in his absence, was standing outside: ready harnessed to the cart