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‘Passenger’ as a noun

Below are some examples of sentences from classic literature using the word ‘Passenger’ as a noun.


The first railway passenger carriage was built after our engineer’s design.

From ‘The Lives of the Engineers’, by Samuel Smiles.
Speaking of George Stephenson’s carriage for the Stockton and Darlington Railway.

Picture: These six steam locomotives were special guests of the Threkeld Quarry and Mining Museum, near Keswick in Cumbria, for its steam gala in 2015. © Chris Allen, Geograph. Licence: CC BY-SA 2.0. By Peter Trimming, Geograph. Licence: CC-BY-SA 2.0.
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Orsino was reserved, and haughty; loving power more than ostentation; of a cruel and suspicious temper; quick to feel an injury, and relentless in avenging it.

From ‘The Mysteries of Udolpho’, by Ann Radcliffe.

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