I stood up and found my foot with the loose heel
swollen at the ankle and painful under the heel
; so I sat down again, took off my shoes, and flung them away.
cried Little John, bursting from his cover, with the Tanner at his heels
As the blow fell the wiry Frenchman clicked his heels
together, and throwing down his foil, he stood erect and rigid as a marble statue before his master.
Silently we crept along, Nobs silent at heel
, toward the nearest portion of the palisade.
On the other side, Spade-beard, a dwarf in height, but of great breadth of shoulder and length of arm, had cut a road almost to the mast, with three-score Genoese men-at-arms close at his heels
And in passing we note that that historic phrase, the Iron Heel
, originated in Ernest Everhard's mind.
When we were nearly at the spot the pony put down his head and threw up his heels
, and sent the boy neatly over into a broad quickset hedge, and with the rein dangling from his head he set off home at a full gallop.
As to the first, you are to understand, that for about seventy moons past there have been two struggling parties in this empire, under the names of TRAMECKSAN and SLAMECKSAN, from the high and low heels
of their shoes, by which they distinguish themselves.
This company was now at his heels
, and after the first shock of mutual surprise, the Bishop gave an exultant shout and spurred upon the outlaw.
The thunderclaps, treading one on the heels
of another and with a strange crackling accompaniment, sounded more like the working of a gigantic electric machine than the usual detonating reverberations.
it does no harm, and it only keeps a man by the heels
for the small matter of two glasses”
All you have to do is to knock the heels
together three times and command the shoes to carry you wherever you wish to go.