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On other Classes beginning the use of Coaches, the higher Classes continued to add to the Number of the Horses by which their Coaches were drawn, in order to retain a Superiority.
" The proud , seeing that coaches with two horses were used by all, and that the nobility had only the exclusive honour of four horses, set up a coach with six horses; and then the 'stout ' established one with eight horses." The middle classes soon got to use four horses; and in a well-known play, written at this period, is made to demand of her admirer-
 Knight's " London," vol. i., p. 26.
 Massinger's "Court Madam."