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  • He was the son of a poor taylor in Suffolk, originally employed as a farmer's boy, and afterwards followed the employment of a shoe-maker.

    Letter 388

  • Schoenfeld had previously been with shoe-maker Vans, a brand PacSun peddles.

    Pacific Sunwear to Shut 200 Stores

  • AFP/Getty Images Hameed, a shoe-maker, sat inside a six-foot shoe at this shop in Lahore, Pakistan, Monday.

    Asia in Pictures

  • Upscale shoe-maker Jimmy Choo is being sold to German luxury-goods company Labelux GmbH, the latest deal in a flurry of luxury-goods acquisitions as the industry rebounds from the economic crisis.

    Labelux to Buy Jimmy Choo

  • The news comes just days after Geox, an Italian shoe-maker, announced it would be backing the Spanish-based Footon-Servetto team in 2011.

    Caisse d’Epargne finds new title sponsor

  • The world's largest luxury goods company, which owns Krug champagne and shoe-maker Berluti, posted net profit for the first six months of

    LVMH First-Half Profit Soars, Showing Luxury's Return

  • Quentin, the bald shoe-maker, stood in the front doorway.

    Steven Crandell: A is for Amy & Adonis: Double Post -- Chapters U and V

  • Coriander also worked hard and efficiently at his work as assistant shoe-maker.

    Begonia {part two}

  • It was at such a feast that Princess Isabella first met a young shoe-maker named Coriander, who worked in his father's cobbling shop.

    Begonia {part one}

  • Wilson was a fervent abolitionist, a former farm labourer and shoe-maker who became chairman of the Senate Military Affairs Committee during the Civil War.

    THE NUMBERS

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