1 Remove Man from the scene, and the root cause of hunger and overwork is abolished for ever.
2 In this case, I was driven to reflect deeply and inveterately on that hard law of life, which lies at the root of religion and is one of the most plentiful springs of distress.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis StevensonContext Highlight In CHAPTER HENRY JEKYLL'S FULL STATEMENT OF THE CASE
3 Plant nothing else, and root out everything else.
4 And a little thin tongue of fire suddenly flickered in his loins, at the root of his back, and he groaned in spirit.
5 But at the root of the belly, where the phallos rose thick and arching, it was gold-red, vivid in a little cloud.
6 Because the root of sanity is in the balls.
7 Connie was half listening, and threading in the hair at the root of his belly a few forget-me-nots that she had gathered on the way to the hut.
8 Her instincts towards social non-comformity were at the root of this.
Return of the Native By Thomas HardyContext Highlight In BOOK 1: 7 Queen of Night
9 At last Yeobright made a beginning of what was intended to strike at the whole root of the matter.
Return of the Native By Thomas HardyContext Highlight In BOOK 3: 3 The First Act in a Timeworn Drama
10 Each stem was wrenched at the root, where it moved like a bone in its socket, and at every onset of the gale convulsive sounds came from the branches, as if pain were felt.
Return of the Native By Thomas HardyContext Highlight In BOOK 3: 6 Yeobright Goes, and the Breach Is Complete
11 I fear, sir," said Holmes, "that, interesting and indeed essential as these details are, my inquiries must go more to the root of things.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan DoyleContext Highlight In XIII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SECOND STAIN
12 Atlanta considered him the root of all strength and all wisdom and it was not strange that he had absorbed something of their belief.
13 If her roaming sympathies had struck root anywhere, it was in her friendship with Judy Trenor.
14 The compact round body of its root expands into two broad, firm, flat palms or flukes, gradually shoaling away to less than an inch in thickness.
15 It was full of little brown chips that looked like the shavings of some root.