Hanging with Mr. Willoughby...
Posted by Clare on October 22, 1997 at 18:52:12:
In response to What did Willoughby mean?, written by Mark on October 22, 1997 at 17:16:35
] What is "the hanging of a curricle?" I know what a curricle is. What is its hanging? I am guessing it is probably one of the following three items:
] Does anybody have a definitive answer?
I always thought that refered to where the body of the curricle was positioned over the axles. ie, that it was "hanging" high over the wheels. I do know that a "high" curricle is positioned up higher and more forward then other curricles. They were considered a "sportier" and faster model- kind of like a Corvette would be these days. Willoughby would drive a "high" curricle- Brandon never!
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