She walked with smart little steps in high-heeled shoes
, and shook hands with the ladies vigorously like a man.
Nay, Sancho," returned Teresa; "marry her to her equal, that is the safest plan; for if you put her out of wooden clogs into high-heeled shoes
, out of her grey flannel petticoat into hoops and silk gowns, out of the plain 'Marica' and 'thou,' into 'Dona So-and-so' and 'my lady,' the girl won't know where she is, and at every turn she will fall into a thousand blunders that will show the thread of her coarse homespun stuff.
Huldah was lifting her skirts daintily and picking safe stepping-places for the high-heeled shoes
, her cheeks glowing, her eyes sparkling under the black and white veil.
Tony wore gloves now, and high-heeled shoes
and feathered bonnets, and she went downtown nearly every afternoon with Tiny and Lena and the Marshalls' Norwegian Anna.
She was modern to the soles of her dainty little high-heeled shoes
, frankly fond of dress and of pleasure, devoted to tennis and to comic opera, delighted with a dance, which came her way only too seldom, longing ever for some new excitement, and yet behind all this lighter side of her character a thoroughly good, healthy-minded English girl, the life and soul of the house, and the idol of her sister and her father.
She wore a white muslin gown stamped with gay little bunches of flowers, and pointed, high-heeled shoes
, with open-work stockings.
Pickwick had not spoken in a very loud tone, but she understood him at once, and drank off a full glass of wine to his long life and happiness; after which the worthy old soul launched forth into a minute and particular account of her own wedding, with a dissertation on the fashion of wearing high-heeled shoes
, and some particulars concerning the life and adventures of the beautiful Lady Tollimglower, deceased; at all of which the old lady herself laughed very heartily indeed, and so did the young ladies too, for they were wondering among themselves what on earth grandma was talking about.
No sooner did Polly hear her father's gouty footsteps approaching the parlor door, accompanied with the stiff clatter of Feathertop's high-heeled shoes
, than she seated herself bolt upright and innocently began warbling a song.
The Prime Minister decided to put a decoration in the shape of a high-heeled shoe
on the tree at St Luke'sChristmasTree Festival in Maidenhead, Berks.
A FURIOUS woman bashed a man on the head with her high-heeled shoe
after he took the mickey out of her BRUMMIE ACCENT.
Every step we take sends a shock wave up through the feet and legs to the spine, and walking on the hard, narrow heel of a high-heeled shoe
increases this force.
Despite the pain and irreversible damage to the body caused by the high-heeled shoe
, its undying allure can never be overstated: It's an object of sociohistorical significance that for centuries has become an icon of glamour, wealth, and femininity.