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But I was resolved to see for myself what new mystification was going on before I trusted Rosanna's boot in the Sergeant's hands.
When he had finished, he fell into his old attitude, and taking up the boot again, mused for some time.
After hailing the mom with this second salutation, he threw a boot at the woman as a third.
In glass cases were some labeled fragments of boots and batons, and other suggestive relics and remembrances of casualties on Mount Blanc.
By thunder, if that chap can't find my missing boot there will be trouble.
They've got a right to come up and buy drinks at the bar yonder forrard, and they take that chance to bribe somebody to keep watch on me--porter or boots or somebody.
"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.
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 kin remember when she weared worsted boots," she cried.
'Come, don't be a fool, Sam,' said the girl coaxingly, 'the gentleman wants his boots directly.'
Now you, Captain," and he turned to a thin, dirty little artillery officer who without his boots (he had given them to the canteen keeper to dry), in only his stockings, rose when they entered, smiling not altogether comfortably.