Do we say roots or routes

roots 3024 occurrences

The moment that a few embers from our fireplace were scattered under the roots, the grass was in a blaze, and the flames rushed along with frightful rapidity and destructive effect.

On returning on board our party brought a great quantity of the bulbous roots of a crinum which grows abundantly among the rocks on Sims' Island.

manuscripts) the roots of which would have furnished an excellent substitute for vegetables for us, had the plants been found in abundance and convenient for gathering.

It is thickly covered with bushes and trees, among which Mr. Cunningham found a great many plants that interested him, particularly the bulbous roots of a species of pancratium, and some large specimens of Mimusops kauki in fruit, besides which he observed a remarkable tree which he has described in his journal by the name of Gueltarda octandra.

It has 464 aerial roots, as the branches which run down to the ground are called, and the entire tree is 938 feet in circumference.

Meanwhile the study of Vitruvius advanced, and that pedantry which infected all the learned movements of the Renaissance struck deep and venomous roots into the art of building.

And say, his daughter is a mighty tree, From whose wide roots a thousand sapling suckers, Drink half their life; she dare not snap the threads, And let her offshoots wither.

With a desperate effort I tore myself up by the roots, and all bleeding I left the Five Towns.

The only care necessary is to dig once or twice a year round the roots.

In turn, he not just discovered his roots more deeply (Daryl recently chose to have his wedding in Goa), but also earned for himself a profession.

Being a Goan born and raised in the West, interested in keeping contact and learning about my more distant roots, the attempts of The Herald to reach out to the Goan across the globe was admirable, and I was honoured to be a part of it.

The roots of the decline of Sunaparant lies precisely in this same policy.

Thus the Catholic community was completely cut off from the Devnagri roots.

They ranged the hills and benches to dig sego and thistle roots, and in the last days of winter many took the rawhides from their roofs, boiling and eating them.

He told them what to do, and how, both for their material salvation and their spiritual; when to haul wood, and how to distinguish between false and true spirits; how to thatch roofs and in what manner the resurrection would occur; how to cook thistle roots to best advantage, and how God was man made perfect; he reminded them of the day of wrath, and told them mirthful anecdotes to make them laugh.

In the very days of their greatest scarcity that winter, when almost every man was dressed in skins, and the daily fare was thistle roots, he declared to them at a Sunday service: "A time of plenty is at handof great plenty.

" Only herbs he remembers he used is: chew black snake roots to settle sick stomach.

The rambling garden is full of old-time, hardy plants and roses, and oh, what good times we shall have together there next spring, for of course she will stop with me when she is getting things in order, and I can spare her enough roots and cuttings to fill every spare inch of ground,so, with Sylvia at Pine Ridge, what more can I ask?

" "Isn't it queer that whatever makes the plant grow knows enough to send the leaves up and the roots down," said Dorothy thoughtfully.

It will have to settle its roots again, you see.

Many of the trees were down and buried, or nearly so, others were leaning away from the ice-cliffs, ready to fall, and some stood erect, with the bottom of the ice plow still beneath their roots and its lofty crystal spires towering high above their tops.

Crags of bluish or reddish rock lined the roadway on either side, with pines and cypresses rising from the hollows, and extending black, winding, snaky roots out over the fallow soil.

Roots of crime; psychoanalytic studies, by Franz Alexander & William Healy.

There was a time when I'd have pulled the country up by the roots but I'd have had that girl!

The quartette of strings played for the ears of those who cared to listen and for the legs of those who chose to take chances on tripping their light fantastic toes over tree roots in the grass.

routes 431 occurrences

That was a good run you made when you rode your own and Miller's routes, and I'll see that you get extra pay for it.

All the late boats by both routes had been packed.

These will, at different stages, pass them over to others, who will show them the shortest routes.

They don't even leave town together or travel by the same routes.

The enlarged canal of New York, and the great railways which furnish direct routes from the West to the Atlantic, have of late years diverted from the Father of Waters a very large proportion of the exports of the West, but the steamers and flat-boats which floated down the Mississippi literally fed the Cotton States.

The constitution of the League was framed in 1895; and I note with regret that positively the five "principal objects of the League" mentioned therein have solely to do with the extension and facilitation of Britain's trade, and the "co-operation of the military and naval forces of the Empire with a special view to the due protection of the trade routes."

And, in addition, there were many transverse roads, equally good, joining up and cutting across the main routes at convenient points.

CHAPTER XV THE MYSTERY OF THE FLEETS Movements of British Battleships Veiled in SecrecyGerman Dreadnoughts in North Sea and Baltic PortsActivity of Smaller CraftEnglish Keep Trade Routes Open Several Minor Battles at Sea.

Then, without a moment's delay, they disappeared, under orders to proceed to stations in the North Sea, to cruise in the Channel, the Atlantic or the Mediterranean; to keep trade routes open for British and neutral ships and capture or destroy the ships of the enemy.

Through branch lines projected through the firman, they are practically in control of both the Syrian routes toward the Cypriotic Mediterranean and the Lebanon valleys.

They also control the three Armenian routes of Cappadocia, the Black Sea, and the trans-Caucasian branch of Urfa, Marach, and Mardine.

They dominate the Persian routes toward Tauris and Teheran as well; and last, but not least, the Gulf branch of Zobeir.

* Routes from London to Paris.

This objection was one that could only be overcome by removing some of the faster merchant ships from the trade routes and arming them.

Between Southend and Boulogne and Calais the protection was given by the vessels of the Dover Patrol in the course of their ordinary duties, but for the other three routes special escort forces were utilized, and daily convoys were the rule.

In this system the Commander-in-Chief, Grand Fleet, fixed upon a number of alternative routes between Norway and the Shetland Islands, which were used by all vessels trading between Scandinavia and Allied countries.

This procedure was indeed adopted on all convoy routes as they were brought into being, the rule being for the decoy ship to drop behind the convoy in the guise of a straggler.

Some of our submarines were also detailed to work in the vicinity of convoy routes in order that they might take advantage of any opportunity to attack enemy submarines if sighted; due precautions for their safety were made.

Under the new system the Commander-in-Chief Coast of Scotland at RosythAdmiral Sir Cecil Burneybecame responsible for the control of the Scandinavian convoys, the Admiralty selecting the routes.

The prisoners were broken up into parties, and sent back into Germany by different routes.

The last phrase was a significant reference to the fact that Agadir, though valueless for commercial purposes, might be invaluable to any Power which desired to molest the South Atlantic trade routes.

The reserve and supports proceed to their respective positions by the shortest routes, providing for their own protection by sending out covering detachments.

For one had a choice of two routes to Agua Fria, which was well over the border in Mexico.

Other routes to Europe have been proposed, and have been at times quite popular, the most feasible of which are those viâ Behring's Straits, or the Aleutian Islands, and viâ Labrador, Greenland, Iceland, and the Faroe Isles.

It is really quite idle to dream of a warless world in which States are still absolutely free to annoy one another with tariffs, with the blocking and squeezing of trade routes, with the ill-treatment of immigrants and travelling strangers, and between which there is no means of settling boundary disputes.

Do we say   roots   or  routes