" many seemingly independent businessmen or craftsman are more or less well paid retainers of larger corporations, such as the cobbler, operating a United States shoe machine or an automobile dealer holding a license of the General Motors Corporation."
For should thesoul of a prince enterand informthebody of a cobbler, as soon as deserted by his own soul, everyone sees he would be the same person with the prince, accountable only for the prince's actions; but who would say it was the same man?john locke
Fortune in men has some small diff'rence made, One flaunts in rags, one flutters in brocade; The cobbler apron'd, and the parson gown'd, The friar hooded, and the monarch crown'd.Alexander Pope
A cobbler, * * * produced several new grins of his own invention, having been used to cut faces for many years together over his last.joseph addison
What trade are you? Truly, sir, in respect of a fine workman, I am but, as you would say, a cobbler.william shakespeare
Thou art a cobbler, art thou? Truly, sir, all that I live by is with the awl: * * * I am indeed, sir, a surgeon to old shoes.william shakespeare