At the corner of the Moroseyka, opposite a large house with closed shutters and bearing a bootmaker's signboard, stood a score of thin, worn-out, gloomy-faced bootmakers, wearing overalls and long tattered coats.
On seeing the crowd and the bloodstained man the workman ceased speaking, and with eager curiosity all the bootmakers joined the moving crowd.
His face was yellow and wrinkled, like that of Fook Shing, the Chinese bootmaker
in the bazar.
A sober, intelligent young fellow, who begins with a small capital as a money-changer, soon buys a share in a broker's business; and, to go even lower, a petty clerk becomes a notary, a rag-picker lays by two or three thousand francs a year, and the poorest workmen often become manufacturers; whereas, in the rotatory movement of this present civilization, which mistakes perpetual division and redivision for progress, an unhappy civil service clerk, like Chazelle for instance, is forced to dine for twenty-two sous a meal, struggles with his tailor and bootmaker
, gets into debt, and is an absolute nothing; worse than that, he becomes an idiot
In the name of the husbands and fathers of England, I call upon the bootmakers
Although his brother showed so dim a glimmering of interest in their altered fortunes that it was very doubtful whether he understood them, Mr Dorrit caused him to be measured for new raiment by the hosiers, tailors, hatters, and bootmakers
whom he called in for himself; and ordered that his old clothes should be taken from him and burned.
uk Firth leather Chelsea boots PS195, Jones Bootmaker
Landscape panelled lace-up boots PS215, Russell & Bromley, russellandbromley.
The 21-year-old had been an apprentice bootmaker
and was a member of New North Road Baptist Church.
Then try Jones Bootmaker
where these Duhort ankle boots, available in black and tan, should fit the bill for day/night dressing.
Navy lace dress, PS32; matching lace cardigan, PS28, both BHS; pink jewel necklace, as before; white box clutch, PS35, Monsoon; navy fascinator, PS25, M&S; slingbacks, PS59, Jones Bootmaker
Slingbacks, as before, both Jones Bootmaker
Perfect for a garden party A tailored coat is a must-have for the evenings
95, ZARA; SHORT NECKLACE, PS6, AND BAG, PS30, BOTH RIVER ISLAND; LONG NECKLACE, PS4, ACCESSORIZE; SHOES, PS89, JONES THE BOOTMAKER