It has always appeared to me, by the way, that bootes originally had nobler proportions than astronomers now assign to him.
A merchant with a forked beard, "a Flandrish beaver hat, and bootes clasped fair and fetisly."
Your lordshipp is learned as well as I (it is bootles & I should offer you the bootes), you knowing the Latine to expounde.
But all the yeare he wore a kind of bootes of Spanish leather, laced or tyed along the sides with black ribons.
The Benedictine monks wore bootes, I beleeve, like these—at least 1/2 bootes.
Charles's Wain lay inverted in the northern horizon; bootes had driven his sparkling herd down the slope of the western sky.
In 1652 a man was fined for excess of apparel "in bootes, rebonds, gould and silver lace."
A comet was first seen at Tewkesbury, England, near two small stars in the hand of bootes.
But neither the virgin of Tegea, nor the sword-bearing Orion, 906 the companion of bootes, will have to be beheld by thee.
bootes as 58a constellation is easily found if we remember that he is delineated as chasing away the Greater Bear.