Round her waist she wore a girdle, and on her feet a pair of half boots.
The Laplanders, unlike us, wear no heels to their half boots.
Our half boots were filled with the coldest water, as the frost, in some places, still remained in the ground.
The men wear a kind of trowsers which reach down to their feet, and are tied round their half boots, so as to keep out water.
The trousers were tight fitting, with broad stripes of silver; and the half boots were of patent leather.
Nearly all were dirty; some had whole boots, some half boots, and two or three had none.