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Foot

In accounting, a slang term for adding numbers vertically on a page.
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Rossetti, "Crying, my little one, footsore and weary," illustrated by Arthur Hughes, Sing-Song: A Nursery-Rhyme Book (London, 1872), p.
the one true thing." Among the "eager cashiers" and "footsore customers" he has lost his errant soul." "Without you," he realizes in an arresting mixture of Wordsworth and the Gospel, "There is nothing but the getting and the spending/Of things that have a price."
I suppose, although I can prove it to no one, those are the days my dogs remember as well, and that, at the end of the day, tired and footsore and sleeping in their kennels in the back of my truck, those are the days my dogs recall in their contented dreams.
(3) Doyce's footsore companions in fatigue include the likes of James Watt and Matthew Boulton (see Uglow 2002) and, around the time Little Dorrit was being written, Sir Rowland Hill, originator of the penny-post, Chief Secretary of the Post Office, and bone of contention in the spat between James FitzJames Stephen of the Edinburgh Review and Dickens himself (see Shelston [ed.] 1985: 118-23).
I was tired, aching and footsore but getting back into that warm, inviting hotel room was amazing.
Here, HEATHER GREENAWAY meets the happy – and footsore – couples.
and the footsore singer celebrated by taking to the stage at a charity festival he spearheaded.
But it was the mountains that thrilled me the most, and being able to come down to the valley floor, footsore and tired after a long day, look up at their looming presence and to say with satisfaction: "I was up there."
Footsore from walking in my leather dress shoes, I asked the boys if I could rent a bicycle.
They are footsore and weary after their long tramp.
Frankly, we were so footsore and filthy that at this point a Premier Inn in a scruffy London suburb would have looked like the Chateau Marmont.