He took from under the seat of his rikisha a green bag, such as lawyers in the United States used to carry.
Didn't I make a deal with you last night to be my rikisha boy today?
The rikisha man, who sat near and was watching the dead, said in his vulgar tone: Not a drunkard, but a Buddha!
The charge is only two and one-half cents for a ride, but it costs ten cents for a rikisha boy to take you to the car.
He was kind enough to find me a 'rikisha man and a pusher and to instruct them to take me at once to Uyeno Park.
He then left me and the 'rikisha men followed his instructions to the letter.
Say "man, man" to your rikisha coolie when you leave him and you'll find him right there waiting for you when you come back.
The 'rikisha was invented by a Methodist missionary some thirty years ago and at once sprang into popularity.
I will send you in good Tanaka's 'rikisha, he will take good care of you and bring you back at tiffin time.
One of the governors informed me that 'rikisha men sometimes cover seventy-five miles of level road in a day.
1887, shortened form of jinrikisha, popularized by Kipling, from Japanese jin "a man" + riki "power" + sha "carriage."