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Well, I know pretty well where to," said the senator, beginning to put on his boots, with a reflective air; and, stopping when his leg was half in, he embraced his knee with both hands, and seemed to go off in deep meditation.
You see, I had had my boots off, to unswell my feet, and just then I took up one of them to put it on, and I catched a glimpse of the heel-bottom, and it just took my breath away.
Elton, I must beg leave to stop at your house, and ask your housekeeper for a bit of ribband or string, or any thing just to keep my boot on.
It was paved with brick, and the children were not allowed to wear their boots, lest the lace should get muddy.
But I hope that to lose one of your boots is not part of the ordinary routine of life over here.
She darted from the bed to fling herself at the feet of the king's procurator, but her leg was fast in the heavy block of oak and iron, and she sank down upon the boot, more crushed than a bee with a lump of lead on its wing.
I will run the risk of the boot," Moody replied, in his quiet way.
At home, Polly ran and rode, coasted and skated, jumped rope and raked hay, worked in her garden and rowed her boat; so no wonder she longed for something more lively than a daily promenade with a flock of giddy girls, who tilted along in high-heeled boots, and costumes which made Polly ashamed to be seen with some of them.
Tell young gent to look alive," says guard, opening the hind- boot and shooting in the parcels after examining them by the lamps.
I despatched the first woman-servant I could find to Rosanna's room; and I sent the boy back to say that I myself would follow him with the boot.
He turned it over and over; surveyed it with a contempt no language can express; and inquired if I wished him to fix me a boot like THAT?
As they were thirsty by this time, Dennis proposed that they should repair together to The Boot, where there was good company and strong liquor.