He trudged up and down the lane, sharply scrutinising the hedge for his bootlace.
The enclosed token was a lock of hair tied up with the end of a bootlace.
Jonah had tied a bit of his bootlace on the hedge just under the spot, and could find it again within a foot.
They see everything, from a knot in your bootlace to the gold-filling in your teeth.
Yes, my young friend, when I stooped to tie up that bootlace of mine I was inspecting feet.
"Perfectly," replied the other with his bootlace in his teeth.
Can't Reggie and I capture the bootlace man and stick red-hot needles into him till he confesses?
If you are exceptionally late in the morning; your bootlace always snaps, you say.
And she bent down—to pick up the coin, to fumble at her bootlace, and to cover her furious blush.
Smithers was pluckily doing up his bootlace several yards away; a tactless grin seemed to desolate his features.