Peter Goody, the Hat-maker. A short story.
Once not very long ago, people didn’t wear shoes. For millennia, mankind walked barefoot. The history books will mislead you. You will see paintings of historic figures with noble shoes, high-laced boots, all sorts of footwear, but that simply isn’t true. For today, we find the thought of a barefoot Napoleon quite silly. If you go around telling people the great General Washington...