I'll lend you Osmond—he's my horse now, and he's a pearl of hackneys.
No private carriages were to be seen, only hackneys waiting for a fare from the boat.
It was within a few hours of the time when the hackneys were to take the ring—and look at him!
The drivers of these first hackneys wore large coats with several capes, one over the other, for warmth.
Im sure they are grown so common already amongst you that ladies of quality begin to take up with hackneys again.
The first section of the new Orders issued in 1821 may be quoted as bearing upon the structure of the hackneys.
He came to Hamilton Court with four hunters and three hackneys, the like of which were never seen in the county.
I should like to have those who have been good to me in my days of adversity,' she said, 'and among these were the Hackneys.'
Sober personages, magistrates and burghers, rode mules, and the ladies were loath to give up their hackneys for the new machines.
On his way home he fell in with Mr. Dacre and the two Baronets, returning on their hackneys from a hard fought field.