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 am not worth a blow from anything better than an old shoe," said the Jackal, and listened again.
"Shall an eater of old shoes, a bone- cracker, presume, to doubt the word of the Envy of the River?
When Oliver awoke in the morning, he was a good deal surprised to find that a new pair of shoes, with strong thick soles, had been placed at his bedside; and that his old shoes
had been removed.
The more drawers and closets there were, the more hiding-holes could Dinah make for the accommodation of old rags, hair-combs, old shoes, ribbons, cast-off artificial flowers, and other articles of vertu, wherein her soul delighted.
"Shif'less!" said Miss Ophelia to herself, proceeding to tumble over the drawer, where she found a nutmeg-grater and two or three nutmegs, a Methodist hymn-book, a couple of soiled Madras handkerchiefs, some yarn and knitting-work, a paper of tobacco and a pipe, a few crackers, one or two gilded china-saucers with some pomade in them, one or two thin old shoes, a piece of flannel carefully pinned up enclosing some small white onions, several damask table-napkins, some coarse crash towels, some twine and darning-needles, and several broken papers, from which sundry sweet herbs were sifting into the drawer.
Somehow the sight of the old shoes
had a good effect upon the girls, for Mother was coming, and everyone brightened to welcome her.
will serve a hero longer than they have served his valet -- if a hero ever has a valet -- bare feet are older than shoes, and he can make them do.
He came here with his victim in a four-wheeled cab, which was drawn by a horse with three old shoes
and one new one on his off fore leg.
, but newly shod--old shoes, but new nails.
It is far better on the stage - on the stage, I mean, of another theater than the theater of this world - it is far better to wear a fine coat and to talk a fine language, than to walk the boards shod with a pair of old shoes
, or to get one's backbone gently polished by a hearty dressing with a stick.
A mender of old shoes
, or patcher up of clothes, who made the shoes or clothes worse than he received them, could not have remained thirty days undetected, and would very soon have starved; whereas during more than forty years, Protagoras was corrupting all Hellas, and sending his disciples from him worse than he received them, and he was never found out.
Old fire-guards, old shoes
, two fish-baskets, washing-stand on three legs, and a poker.
His very own slippers!" Laying aside the manuscript, she hastily grasped the old shoes
, and remained for a moment dumb in contemplation of them.
He said that brick kilns were using old tyres, old shoe
, and mixture of wood powder and mobil oil as fuel to bake clay bricks that causes harmful emissions to the air.