But it were ridiculous to assert that the Iron Heel was a necessary stepping- stone.
Not so, however, with the Iron Heel. In the orderly procedure of social evolution there was no place for it.
Nor even then, as the Everhard Manuscript well shows, was any permanence attributed to the Iron Heel. Its overthrow was a matter of a few short years, was the judgment of the revolutionists.
It is quite clear that she intended the Manuscript for immediate publication, as soon as the Iron Heel was overthrown, so that her husband, so recently dead, should receive full credit for all that he had ventured and accomplished.
Undoubtedly she was executed by the Mercenaries; and, as is well known, no record of such executions was kept by the Iron Heel. But little did she realize, even then, as she hid the Manuscript and prepared to flee, how terrible had been the breakdown of the Second Revolt.
A wanderer am I, who have walked long at thy heels; always on the way, but without a goal, also without a home: so that verily, I lack little of being the eternally Wandering Jew, except that I am not eternal and not a Jew.
Too oft, verily, did I follow close to the heels of truth: then did it kick me on the face.
Dorothy now took Toto up solemnly in her arms, and having said one last good-bye she clapped the heels
of her shoes together three times, saying:
As the epitome of sensual sexuality and smouldering chic, the high heel
has long been the must-have accessory of the pretty people.