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London Cabriolet

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The hackney coach was a cumbrous vehicle with two horses, and, in 1823, one-horsed vehicles were introduced, called cabriolets, speedily shortened into cabs. They began modestly with twelve, and in 1831 had increased to one hundred and sixty-five.

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The Project Gutenberg EBook of When William IV. Was King,
by John Ashton
Published in 1896
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