French is spoken by almost all of them, and love for France is a deep-rooted sentiment of the people.
The Walloon provinces, deep-rooted in their attachment to religious bigotry, which they loved still better than political freedom, gradually withdrew from the common cause; and without yet openly becoming reconciled with Spain, they adopted a neutrality which was tantamount to it.
The judicial punishments also inflicted upon the Negro showed the low estimation, in which, in consequence of the strength of old customs and deep-rooted prejudices, they were held.
In short, whatever we do or whatever we are, we have a deep-rooted conviction that we are "it."
They were, during our struggle, the well-ascertained and deep-rooted sentiment of the country, and Kossuth could only faithfully represent the proclaimed will and feeling of the nation, by inscribing them on his banner.
But it was an impulse still more profound and deep-rooted, which carried the Romans irresistibly into the Hellenic vortex.
That the man who had come there by stealth was no stranger was evident; yet that between them was some deep-rooted enmity was equally apparent.
"This is peace, To conquer love of self and lust of life, To tear deep-rooted passion from the heart To still the inward strife.
This was another proof that superstition is still deep-rooted in the minds of sailors.
But some deep-rooted habit of his childhood, or even perhaps some remote hereditary taint, led him to spend an appreciable fraction of his leisure time in the reading of works of fiction.
Among all society's many traditions and prejudices, there is none more ancient, more deep-rooted, or more rigorous to-day than this one.
As the mind, like a dull and uneven mirror, by its own nature distorts the rays of objects, it must first of all be cleaned and polished, that is, it must be freed from all prejudices and false notions, which, deep-rooted by habit, prevent the formation of a true picture of the world.
Of course, there must be some reason for this suspicion of wit, as there is for most of the world's deep-rooted prejudices.
There was still deep-rooted in her a craving for something bigger than mere ease of living.
Deep-rooted national bad habits can be eradicated only by the spread of knowledge, which will ultimately teach our lower classes, as it has already done the bulk of the higher, that moderation is the condition of real enjoyments, and must be the motto even of the sensualist who aims at long-continued indulgence.
Her sleeplessness had become too deep-rooted to be overcome, but it was greatly mitigated and her general condition vastly improved.
The melancholy that was deep-rooted in her temperament, and her tender, all-absorbing sympathies, made her very quick to feel whatever of pain or sorrow pervaded the social atmosphere about her.
My love of Art was very genuine and deep-rooted; the tobacconist's betting-book was now as nothing, and a certain Botticelli in the National Gallery held me in tether.
To name one or two more English novelists: Thomas Hardy's novels would seem to have the slow growth of deep-rooted things.
And thus did four years pass awayexternally, bright and clear, surrounded by all the brilliancy of wealth and happinessinwardly, silent and desolate, full of privation and deep-rooted sorrow.
Now, as universal and deep-rooted as these appear to be, I am utterly deceived, if an effectual remedy might not be applied to most of them; neither am I at present upon a wild speculative project, but such a one as may be easily put in execution.
FAITH, in its proper spiritual sense and meaning is a deep-rooted belief affecting the whole life, that the visible universe in every section of it, particularly here and now, rests on and is the manifestation of an eternal and an unchangeable Unseen Power, whose name is Good, or God.
Feelings and memories of agony, which a word, a line, would rouse in him afresh, had brought him to avoid it with an aversion seemingly deep-rooted as an instinct, and mounting even to loathing; and when at length he cast from him the semi-beliefs of his education, he persuaded himself that he disliked it for its falsehood.
It was not only the growing discontent and suspicion of the French nation and the French army, who truly felt that the supremacy of France had been shaken by the growth of this new power; it was not only that the deep-rooted hatred of France which prevailed in Germany had been stirred by Napoleon's action, and that the Germans had received confidence from the consciousness of their own strength.
Another and the commonest exclamation which will be instantly made is Would you do nothing, then, in cholera, fever, &c.?so deep-rooted and universal is the conviction that to give medicine is to be doing something, or rather everything; to give air, warmth, cleanliness, &c., is to do nothing.