Of course my shoeless
foot suffered dreadfully; the hoof was broken and split down to the very quick, and the inside was terribly cut by the sharpness of the stones.
At five minutes before eight, Passepartout, hatless, shoeless
, and having in the squabble lost his package of shirts and shoes, rushed breathlessly into the station.
But why should she walk shoeless
through all that water?
Before lying down he crept shoeless
upstairs, and listened at the door of her apartment.
After a hearty squeeze, he disappeared with the same cautious creak upon the stair, crept shoeless
over the pavement of the yard, and, locking the gates behind him, passed out into the front where he had left his shoes.
There was nobody inside but a miserable shoeless
criminal, who had been taken up for playing the flute, and who, the offence against society having been clearly proved, had been very properly committed by Mr.
He was turbanless, shoeless
, caked with dirt, and all but dead with rough handling.
Over him hovered the ghost of Washington in warning attitude, and in the background a troop of shadowy soldiers in Continental uniform were limping with shoeless
, bandaged feet through a driving snow-storm.
He went by boat, arriving brown, shabby, and almost shoeless
, among his London friends.
He bore his prize straight to his own back- garret, where, footsore and nearly shoeless
, wet, dirty, jaded, and disfigured with every mark of fatiguing travel, sat Nicholas and Smike, at once the cause and partner of his toil; both perfectly worn out by their unwonted and protracted exertion.
In process of time, thanks to his intimate knowledge of drill and musketry exercise, the excellent Mulcahy, wearing the corporal's stripe, went out in a troopship and joined Her Majesty's Royal Loyal Musketeers, commonly known as the "Mavericks," because they were masterless and unbranded cattle - sons of small farmers in County Clare, shoeless
vagabonds of Kerry, herders of Ballyvegan, much wanted "moonlighters" from the bare rainy headlands of the south coast, officered by O'Mores, Bradys, Hills, Kilreas, and the like.
But his heart yearned towards the child, for the love of those same shoeless
and stockingless boys, predestined (by the Alderman) to turn out bad, who might have been the children of poor Meg.