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A Republican candidate hoping to win red state support could find a worse team to root for than one from Dallas.
Last summer, I spoke with first black supermodel Beverly Johnson about this for The Root.One Vogue Cover Doesn’t Solve Fashion’s Big Race Problem|Danielle Belton|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
It has grown from a rotten root—striving to replace human judgment with detailed dictates.
The root of the word irony is in the Greek eironeia, “liar.”Up to a Point: They Made Me Write About Lena Dunham|P. J. O’Rourke|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Speak to the friends and people you need to root out in life and let that conversation flow.
By the time I had done my toilette there was a tap at the door, and in another minute I was in the salle--manger.
He is what the bill wishes to make for us, a regular root doctor, and will suit the place exactly.
But at the root of the unnatural miracles is the natural miracle—the heart of man.Solomon and Solomonic Literature|Moncure Daniel Conway
You see, I stuck to him like a log to a root, but for the first week or so 'twant no use—not a bit.
The same two impulses are said to lie at the root of the elaborate art of personal adornment developed by savages.Children's Ways|James Sully