If but a pretty face you seek, You'll find one any day or week; But if you look with deeper eyes, And seek her lovely, pure, and wise, Then must you wear the pilgrim's shoon
For many a weary, wandering moon.
"Mayhap that may be so," quoth Robin, "for I bring to mind that Gaffer Swanthold sayeth Jack Shoemaker maketh ill bread; Tom Baker maketh ill shoon. Nevertheless, I have a mind to taste a beggar's life, and need but the clothing to be as good as any."
"Stay, good friend," quoth he, between bursts of merriment, "thou art the slyest old fox that e'er I saw in all my life!--In the soles of his shoon, quotha!--If ever I trust a poor-seeming man again, shave my head and paint it blue!
Thou mayst go forward if thou dost list, thou sweet pretty fellow, but thou must go forward barefoot, for I am afraid that thy shoon must be left behind.
Now is dry, now is wet, Now is snow, now is sleet, When my shoon
freeze to my feet,
As regards the maid, too, it is true that I did heft her over the stream, she having on her hosen and shoon
, whilst I had but my wooden sandals, which could take no hurt from the water.
'A companion!' he cried; 'when she hates me, and does not think me fit to wipe her shoon
! Nay, if it made me a king, I'd not be scorned for seeking her good-will any more.'
Dermot Weld, trainer of Silver Shoon
"She's been very consistent and deserves to take her chance after just losing out in the Marble Hill last time.
In 1971 Howard's King Shoon
won the Ladbrook Hurdle at odds of 50-1."
For Rand and Tankel "the failure to adequately assess efficacy contributes to the potential overreliance on security assistance and cooperation as a tool of statecraft." For scholars Gordon Adams and Shoon
Murray, who edited Mission Creep: The Militarization of US Foreign Policy?