How to Make a Shoe

Author: Jno. P. Headley
Published: 1882
Language: English
Wordcount: 5,183 / 23 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 85.8
LoC Category: TX
Downloads: 1,287
Added to site: 2008.04.08
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Genre: Poetry
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es_ added on
Will make the toe so comfortable,
We should like to sing a song.

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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.

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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.

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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

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