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As the window dropped, Ripperda saw the wounded postilion fall on the neck of his horse.
But not so: the postilion was an actual baron, the bearer of an ancient name, the descendant of gallant gentlemen.
LITTLE TRAVELS AND ROADSIDE SKETCHESWILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY
Suddenly a carriage came dashing up the hill, with four horses and a postilion.
He shouted to the postilion, and the huge, lumbering vehicle was set in motion.
SCOTTISH GHOST STORIESELLIOTT O'DONNELL
M'Caskey made a bound on his seat, and threw his cigar through the window, while he shouted to the postilion to stop.
TONY BUTLERCHARLES JAMES LEVER
A friend of his master was in want of a postilion, and young Dick applied for the place.
A few miles out he donned a postilion's uniform (p. 139) and rode post through the town.
THE LIFE OF NAPOLEON BONAPARTEWILLIAM MILLIGAN SLOANE
At daylight our post-horses were put to the chaise and I gave the postilion orders myself.
LAZARREMARY HARTWELL CATHERWOOD
The brake, it must be understood, was drawn by six horses, each ridden postilion fashion by an officer.
FORTY-ONE YEARS IN INDIAFREDERICK SLEIGH ROBERTS
Burke is standing, equipped as a postilion, in readiness to drive off his ally, with a plan of economy under his arm.
SYNONYM OF THE DAYAPRIL 23, 2021

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