The Sergeant pointed to the boot in the footmark, without saying a word.
Now this way and now that, with an obstinate patience that was dreadful to see, Sergeant Cuff tried the boot in the footsteps, and always found it pointing the same way--straight TO the rocks.
We had risen to depart when Baskerville gave a cry, of triumph, and diving into one of the corners of the room he drew a brown boot from under a cabinet.
Setting aside the whole grim story of Sir Charles's death, we had a line of inexplicable incidents all within the limits of two days, which included the receipt of the printed letter, the black-bearded spy in the hansom, the loss of the new brown boot, the loss of the old black boot, and now the return of the new brown boot.
Well, I got my boots
on, and we went down and slipped in and laid the paper of sugar on the berth, and sat down soft and sheepish and went to listening to Bud Dixon snore.
There 's one thing you must have, and that is, bronze boots," said Fan, impressively.
They 'll do just as well; and then you can get your boots.
Go git yer sister an' we'll put deh boots
on her feets
She came in early this morning,' cried the girl, who was still leaning over the railing of the gallery, 'with a gentleman in a hackney-coach, and it's him as wants his boots, and you'd better do 'em, that's all about it.
Vy didn't you say so before,' said Sam, with great indignation, singling out the boots in question from the heap before him.
It's in charge of the queer fellow we saw without his boots
Veneering immediately mentions what a blessing he feels it, to possess a friend capable of such grand administrative suggestions, and really is elated at this going about of Boots
and Brewer, as an idea wearing an electioneering aspect and looking desperately like business.
A moment was allowed for the first thrill to subside, then Hugo, the villain, stalked in with a clanking sword at his side, a slouching hat, black beard, mysterious cloak, and the boots
If he wears his light suit and takes the stick it comes on to rain, and he reaches the house in a damp and muddy condition and spends the evening trying to hide his boots
In any case, therefore, I should have needed boots
to maintain my name and reputation; to both of which my ragged footgear would otherwise have spelled ruin.