Her neck was no bigger than a gripman's wrist and she had a nose that stood right out from her face almost an eighth of an inch.
The conductor owes his position to her, and the gripman's mother does her laundry.
A little girl came out with a tin pail, the gripman's dinner.
They heard the kindly tones of the gripman talking to his children.
A cable-car, with clanging bell, was bearing down upon it with a speed which the gripman seemed powerless to check.
The gripman usually jerks his thumb over his shoulder and indicates the next car, which is three miles away.
From the forward end you hear the gripman uttering shrill whoops and running over citizens.
"You'd better hang on; the gripman is mad tonight," Mary explained.
Towards evening, when the tides of travel set northward, it is curious to see how the gripman and conductor reverse their tempers.