There were Ump and Jud, the two ferrymen, and their ancient mother.
Then he turned his mare and rode back to the house of the ferrymen, and we followed him.
The two ferrymen were bareheaded, in their brown homespun coats.
The squirrels hed many a fine ride in her an' the frogs were the ferrymen.
Many travellers, seeing the two ferrymen, thought they were brothers.
We called to the ferrymen, but they hesitated, saying that nobody had yet been able to cross.
He overheard the whispers passing between the ferrymen, and seemed annoyed by their import.
It may have been that the shades of the ferrymen who had run the little craft for the last two hundred years came back to vex us.
And it is a peculiarity of ferrymen that when you want them they are (like this reluctant fellow) always on the other side.
It was given to the ferrymen, who had witnessed the immersion, and were attracted thither to render assistance.