BOOK VIII. CONTAINING ABOUT TWO DAYS.
6. Chapter vi. In which more of the talents...
It was resolved to set out the next morning, when a difficulty arose
concerning the baggage; for the portmanteau of Mr Jones was too large
to be carried without a horse.
"If I may presume to give my advice," says Partridge, "this
portmanteau, with everything in it, except a few shirts, should be
left behind. Those I shall be easily able to carry for you, and the
rest of your cloaths will remain very safe locked up in my house."
This method was no sooner proposed than agreed to; and then the barber
departed, in order to prepare everything for his intended expedition.