When the first part of the performance was over, the Owner and Manager of the circus, in a black coat, white knee breeches, and patent leather
boots, presented himself to the public and in a loud, pompous voice made the following announcement:
There was a great gleaming of yellow and patent leather
about the saddle and bridle.
Chandler's patent leather
shoes to the edge of his low-cut vest.
She took off the thick boots in which she had walked thus far, put on her pretty thin ones of patent leather
, and, stuffing the former into the hedge by the gatepost where she might readily find them again, descended the hill; the freshness of colour she had derived from the keen air thinning away in spite of her as she drew near the parsonage.
Here and there a well-known actor passed, elaborately unconscious of the attention he excited: sometimes he wore patent leather
boots, a coat with an astrakhan collar, and carried a silver-knobbed stick; and sometimes, looking as though he had come from a day's shooting, he strolled in knickerbockers, and ulster of Harris tweed, and a tweed hat on the back of his head.
Finally, he sniffed the dead man's lips, and then glanced at the soles of his patent leather
Oh, very simply; black trousers, patent leather
boots, white waistcoat, either a black or blue coat, and a long cravat.
He's got a great black beard, and wears patent leather
boots in all weathers
Among those ancestral people there is a young man, dressed in the very fashion of to-day: he wears a dark frock-coat, almost destitute of skirts, gray pantaloons, gaiter boots of patent leather
, and has a finely wrought gold chain across his breast, and a little silver-headed whalebone stick in his hand.
I only had three pairs in the world--the new brown, the old black, and the patent leathers
, which I am wearing.
Give me your patent leathers
, and I'll fill them with stones and sink them in the pond.
I glanced down at the new patent leathers
which I was wearing.