cobbler

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cobbler

a person who makes or mends shoes
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Hearing himself so called upon, the Cobbler stopped, and, seeing a well-clad stranger in blue, he spoke to him in seemly wise.
At these words the Cobbler looked down at those things of which merry Robin spoke, for the thoughts of the golden bird had driven them from his mind, and it took him some time to scrape the memory of them back again.
Nay, thou dost jest with me," said the Cobbler, "for my clothes are coarse and patched, and thine are of fine stuff and very pretty.
So each put on the other fellow's clothes, and Robin gave the honest Cobbler ten bright new shillings.
A song or two I ha'," quoth the Cobbler, "poor things, poor things, but such as they are thou art welcome to one of them.
The stout Cobbler got no further in his song, for of a sudden six horsemen burst upon them where they sat, and seized roughly upon the honest craftsman, hauling him to his feet, and nearly plucking the clothes from him as they did so.
The curate followed the cobbler down a short winding stair which brought them out at an entrance rather higher than the street.
There was an unhappy silence; and then the cobbler, the most outspoken man present, answered: "Plenty of horror, sir," he said; "but not much mystery.
That's what I say," repeated the cobbler obstinately; "there's only one man that could have done it, and he's the man that would have done it.
cried the atheistic cobbler, "and there's the hammer he did it with.
You are not bound to say anything," said the cobbler in officious excitement.
But when the cobbler or any other man whom nature designed to be a trader, having his heart lifted up by wealth or strength or the number of his followers, or any like advantage, attempts to force his way into the class of warriors, or a warrior into that of legislators and guardians, for which he is unfitted, and either to take the implements or the duties of the other; or when one man is trader, legislator, and warrior all in one, then I think you will agree with me in saying that this interchange and this meddling of one with another is the ruin of the State.