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  • He did, however, change his shoes to a pair of heavy, high-laced ones fit for the roughness of hunting.


  • Pants of the same material were thrust into high-laced shoes of the sort worn by surveyors, explorers, and linemen.


  • I walked into it the other day to see real fires, real ales, and real clothes – namely flat caps, but also narrow, checked trousers worn high a refutation of the half-arsed American convict look, high-laced ankle boots, cardigans or other waistcoat-like garments revealing shirts with cutaway collars, short jackets, overcoats with velvet lapels, and much facial hair.

    The cap crusaders

  • Matching fringed shorts and high-laced sandals completed the attire.

    The Lives of Felix Gunderson

  • While flying, she favored old, high-laced shoes, well-worn trousers, an ancient leather coat with deep pockets, a soft leather helmet and goggles.

    Gioia Diliberto: Flights of Fashion: How Amelia Earhart Became America's First Celebrity Designer (PHOTOS)

  • The clothes we wear are not suitable, the high-laced shoes, the gloves, the bonnets, the undergarments, the stays.

    The Mistress of Nothing

  • Clinton wanted to be Joe Frazier, the relentless one, glaring across the ring for 90 minutes at the infuriating man with quick moves and tassels on his high-laced shoes.

    Frazier vs. Ali in Cleveland

  • A recent development, though as I may have mentioned in a previous post, I was a flat-footed kid who wore orthotics and high-laced shoes till I could bear it no more in the pre-teen years and tossed them out.

    Miraculous Knock-Offs!

  • He belonged there, masculine in reefer and sweater and high-laced boots.

    Main Street

  • He had an oddly Dickensian way of dressing—heavy tweeds, figured waistcoats, shiny high-laced boots, foulard or paisley ties—that Karp found both annoying and comforting by turns.

    Enemy Within

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