…was ahead of them; perhaps another was coming just behind them, about to smash into them at sixty miles an hour— He imagined being wrecked, and he suffered more than from the actual occurrence, for he pictured not one wreck but half a dozen, with assorted miseries…… The flat wheel just beneath him—surely it shouldn’t pound like that—why hadn’t the confounded man with the hammer detected it at the last big station?—the flat wheel cracking; the car lurching, falling, being dragged on its…
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a great assortment of cars was on display
The remainder of the garden presented a well-selected assortment of esculent vegetables, in a praiseworthy state of advancement.