Careful not to let the heels of his boots make noise in the hallway, he headed for the living room.
I told him, that as he worked so hard at bogging, he required thick boots and stout clothing, which yet were soon soiled and worn out, but I wore light shoes and thin clothing, which cost not half so much, though he might think that I was dressed like a gentleman (which, however, was not the case), and in an hour or two, without labor, but as a recreation, I could, if I wished, catch as many fish as I should want for two days, or earn enough money to support me a week.
She managed to get into her boots without dislodging any wildlife and found a fire ready.
He shucked his boots and waded into the water.
She pulled her boots off and waded into the cool water.