My Uncle Beagley, who commenced his commercial career very early in the present century as a bagman, will tell stories.
Look here—have you thought about the bagman's story—the first one?
He perceived the moment after that his tone was like that of the bagman on the coach, and shivered at the thought.
The bagman seemed a decentish sort of chap in his way, but, my word!
It got about during the day that the bagman had disappeared, and had had a soft thing of it as far as I was concerned.
He was just an unknown American bagman, with a motor car, and a lot of time on his hands—and I picked him up.
Or think, I pray you, of a circumstance still less improbable, which will illustrate what it is to be a bagman in Iowa.
He had a faint hope that the announcement might affect the other as it had affected the bagman at Kilchrist.
That is how Jesse Trefusis, a poor Manchester bagman, contrived to be come a plutocrat and gentleman of landed estate.
Such a superlative was felt by all to be a masterpiece of language, and turned the laugh against the bagman.