Sandal shoon

Stephen thinks of Hamlet yet again near the end of Proteus, in reference to his personal attire: "My cockle hat and staff and hismy sandal shoon." He is quoting from the song that Ophelia sings in her mad scene (Hamlet 4.5), lamenting a lover who has proved untrue.

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Portrait (bottom panel) in the Codex Manesse, ca. 1304, of the German minnesinger Johannes Hadlaub, depicted as a pilgrim with scallop-shell hat and staff presenting a poem to his beloved. Source: Wikimedia Commons.