I was strongly recommended to mercy and got off with fourteen years’ transportation. The unfortunate Mill, who was tried after me, with a mere dry-eyed barrister to defend him, was hanged. Departure from Fort Osage Modes of transportation Pack- horses Wagons Walker and Cerre; their characters Buoyant feelings on launching […]

bicycle, light, two-wheeled vehicle driven by pedals. The name velocipede is often given to early forms of the bicycle and to its predecessor, the dandy horse, a two-wheeled vehicle moved by the thrust of the rider’s feet upon the ground. Probably the first practical dandy horse was the draisine, originated […]

vehicle  [ve´ĭ-k’l] 2. any medium through which an impulse is propagated. ve·hi·cle (vē’hi-kĕl), 1. An excipient or a menstruum; a substance, usually without therapeutic action, used as a medium to give bulk for the administration of medicines. 2. An inanimate substance (for example, food, milk, dust, clothing, instrument) by which […]

A useless strip of white chaf–oh, no, he was guiding the auto car–of white chiffon–or perhaps it was grenadine or tulle–was tied beneath her chin, pretending to hold her bonnet in place. 3 disclosed the belief that in occupying the highest seat in a Rubberneck auto they were travelling the […]

They then play up to the idea by leaving this bicycle in the park as proof of the existence of some outsider. Here, after looking at the marks of the bicycle, which followed, going and coming, the neat footprints, I thought I might intervene. And then young Bert Smallways got […]

Directly opposite to him came a strange one-horse vehicle, evidently rigged up by soldiers out of any available materials and looking like something between a cart, a cabriolet, and a caleche. His head came scarcely above the back of the little vehicle, his hands and body were motionless. On the […]