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a particular situation

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He spoke in a very loud, offhand way, and I thought it very unlike him not to see about the shoe, as he was generally wonderfully particular about loose nails in our shoes.
The roads were stony, having been recently mended; going over them at this pace, my shoe became looser, and as we neared the turnpike gate it came off.
Lorry's feet were arrested on the step by his asking, miserably, for his shoemaking tools and the unfinished shoes.
A broad ray of light fell into the garret, and showed the workman with an unfinished shoe upon his lap, pausing in his labour.
These shoes possess the property of instantly transporting him who has them on to the place or the period in which he most wishes to be; every wish, as regards time or place, or state of being, will be immediately fulfilled, and so at last man will be happy, here below.
No; he will be very unhappy, and will assuredly bless the moment when he feels that he has freed himself from the fatal shoes.
McGREGOR hung up the little jacket and the shoes for a scare-crow to frighten the blackbirds.
It was the second little jacket and pair of shoes that Peter had lost in a fortnight!
The feet of the dead Witch had disappeared entirely, and nothing was left but the silver shoes.
Back from the lip of the hole, where ended the young man's obliterated trial, Carlson put on the shoes and walked away to the left.
But the king's son soon fell asleep; and when he awoke in the morning he found that the princesses had all been dancing, for the soles of their shoes were full of holes.
Seeing the dog growing into his master's affection, Kwaque himself developed a genuine affection for Michael--much in the same way that he worshipped anything of the steward's, whether the shoes he polished for him, the clothes he brushed and cleaned for him, or the six bottles of beer he put into the ice-chest each day for him.
The landlady flung a pair of lady's shoes into the yard, and bustled away.
The pretty broidered shoe is no longer anything but an instrument of torture which eternally crushes the heart of the mother.
SOME Workingmen employed in a shoe factory went on a strike, saying: "Why should we continue to work to feed and clothe our employer when we have none too much to eat and wear ourselves?