References in classic literature ?
Over and over again have I known women sit down on the top rail of a stile and declare they could not go a step further because their boots hurt them so; and it has always been the same complaint--too big.
replied Nikita, and running quickly with his inturned toes in his felt boots with their soles patched with felt, he hurried across the yard and into the workmen's hut.
Go git yer sister an' we'll put deh boots on her feets
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.
I'll tell boots to call you, and be up to see you off.
For they were Tom's first thoughts as he tumbled out of bed at the summons of boots, and proceeded rapidly to wash and dress himself.
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.
I courteously replied, that provided the boots were large enough, I would leave the rest to him; that if convenient and practicable, I should not object to their bearing some resemblance to the model then before him; but that I would be entirely guided by, and would beg to leave the whole subject to, his judgment and discretion.
Boots and Brewer, thinking him indisposed, whisper, 'Man faint.
Come, don't be a fool, Sam,' said the girl coaxingly, 'the gentleman wants his boots directly.
Soon the unfortunate girl, through a mist which spread before her eyes, beheld the boot approach; she soon beheld her foot encased between iron plates disappear in the frightful apparatus.
Still it would be worth while if an operation made it possible for him to wear a more ordinary boot and to limp less.
My man became painfully acquainted with the toe of a boot.
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.