How to Make a Shoe

Cover image for

Download


Author: Jno. P. Headley
Published: 1882
Language: English
Wordcount: 5,183 / 23 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 85.8
LoC Category: TX
Downloads: 1,383
Added to site: 2008.04.08
mnybks.net#: 20518
Genre: Poetry
Excerpt

es_ added on
Will make the toe so comfortable,
We should like to sing a song.

[Illustration]

The heel we reach in perfect order,
And leave the measure neat;
Some shoes are made which look much broader
When put upon the feet.

[Illustration]

The _instep_ now we see again,
And measure as before,
One-half inch off will answer us,
No less, and not much more.
For if we do we are apt to find
The place where shoes do pinch;
Across the _ball_ we're now inclined,
Still measuring by the inch.

[Illustration]

This is at times a tender spot:
Bunions develop there;
And when they do 'tis not forgot,
We may be e'er so fair.
One-quarter _size_ we leave off here,
As on our way we go,
Travelling on, without a fear,
Until we reach the toe.

[Illustration]

Another quarter we would say,
At this point we may drop,
For we are now quite far away
From the ankle and the top.

But further ye

Reviews

Average Rating of 4 from 1 reviews: ****
2012.01.24
shaikat
****.

its nice


(Promote your book here)

Featured Books

Cover image for How to Make a Shoe by Jno. P. Headley - Free eBook

Who Murdered Mr. Malone?

Garden Girls Christian Cozy Mystery Series Book 1
Hope Callaghan

Who Murdered Mr. Malone? Book 1 of the Garden G... Read more

Cover image for How to Make a Shoe by Jno. P. Headley - Free eBook

Phantasia

Book One: Into the Rain
M.U. Riyadad

After finding the body of a dragon in a metalli... Read more

Cover image for How to Make a Shoe by Jno. P. Headley - Free eBook

Fearsome

Fearsome Series Book 1
S.A. Wolfe

*This is a stand-alone book in the Fearsome Ser... Read more

Cover image for How to Make a Shoe by Jno. P. Headley - Free eBook

Nano Contestant

Episode 1: Whatever It Takes
Leif Sterling

Fans of the Hunger Games and Sci-Fi Thrillers will... Read more

Cover image for How to Make a Shoe by Jno. P. Headley - Free eBook

Anais of Brightshire

The Blood Mage Chronicles Book 1
Jamie Wilson

While rumors of monsters rising in the south bring... Read more

Cover image for How to Make a Shoe by Jno. P. Headley - Free eBook

Sound of Sirens

Tales of Skylge #1
Jen Minkman

On the island of Skylge, electricity is only fo... Read more

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Help ManyBooks by sharing this page!

See it as donating a moment of your social media time, every little thing helps us improve and stay online.

Popular in This Genre

The list of books below is based on the weekly downloads by our users regardless of eReader device or file format.

Hamlet
by William Shakespeare
The Astronomy of Milton's 'Paradise Lost'
by Thomas Nathaniel Orchard
Jerusalem Delivered
by Torquato Tasso
Cross Roads
by Margaret E. Sangster
The Divine Comedy
by Dante Alighieri
Spirits in Bondage
by C.S. Lewis and Clive Hamilton
Divine Comedy: Inferno
by Dante Alighieri

See more popular titles from this genre.