The thieves had already approached Andrea, some screaming, "La savate -- La savate!"* a cruel operation, which consists in cuffing a comrade who may have fallen into disgrace, not with an old shoe
, but with an iron-heeled one.
The last I saw of them was, when I presently heard a scuffle behind me, and looking back, saw Joe throwing an old shoe after me and Biddy throwing another old shoe.
I walked away at a good pace, thinking it was easier to go than I had supposed it would be, and reflecting that it would never have done to have had an old shoe thrown after the coach, in sight of all the High-street.
I have three bites for each flea upon me, and all because I looked--only looked, mark you--at an old shoe in a cow-byre.
"I am not worth a blow from anything better than an old shoe," said the Jackal, and listened again.
And I throw an old shoe
after you for luck, and go home again."
"You've said so these three months, Becky," replied Sir Pitt, "and still you go hanging on to my sister, who'll fling you off like an old shoe
, when she's wore you out.
The terrible weakness had dropped from him like an old shoe
. His tongue itched for free speech again, and but a week back the lightest word clogged it like ashes.
Found "discarded like an old shoe
" on Capel Crescent Pillgwenlly, Newport, locals have stepped in to get him medical treatment.
A BINMAN has returned [euro]1,500 found in an old shoe
to an elderly Alzheimer's sufferer.
Al Tawash Shoes, the building that caught fire, was an old shoe
and clothes warehouse, workers in nearby factories and eyewitnesses said.
He's got a great, great attitude and has slotted in like an old shoe
" - Stoke manager Tony Pulis pays Tuncay Sanli a compliment, sort of.
Barclays started the revolution in 1966 when newly-recruited bank clerks joined a team of managers to launch the country's first flexible friend at an old shoe
factory in Northampton.
Begin by giving each student an old shoe
. Each student writes a short narrative about the owner of this shoe.
We went in and did some rehearsals, and the moment we plugged in it was like putting on an old shoe
." For now he's working on his new opera Ca Ira about the French revolution