As we passed the Saint-Paul halt, our old friend, the postman, was on the platform to receive the mailbag.
But the policeman had a mailbag to deliver that night, and we had to push on.
We scrambled out as best we could, and lost no time in salving the mailbag and our instruments.
The padlock on that mailbag was all bent and bunged up when the stage smashed up against that tree.
"Ah, la juventud," said the old man who had brought the mailbag.
The village postmaster stood staring at an official envelope that had just been shaken out of a mailbag upon the sorting-table.
All of them therefore jumped up to greet the bearer of the mailbag, being greatly interested in news from the home folks.
A fast train whiffled through the town and they baggage-hooked a mailbag off the car at about a hundred and fifty per.
I wiped her off the side of the car like a mailbag is clipped from the fast express by the catch-hook.
Among other outrages, a mailbag was stolen from the York postboy, on the evening of February 22 in that year.