Strengthened by rootage in the firm soil of faith. From Wordnet, Princeton University.
This was to give the peas deep rootage, which is a point necessary for the quick and stable growth of this vegetable. From Wordnik.com. [Hiram the Young Farmer] Reference
It had a pointed roof of some rough material, dull under the sun, and gave rootage in places to vines, even a small tree. From Wordnik.com. [Galactic Derelict]
This morainial deposit which offered rootage for the trees and bushes was but a narrow streak -- a sort of an island on the glacier. From Wordnik.com. [On a Torn-Away World Or, the Captives of the Great Earthquake] Reference
After such fashion and with thorough rootage in country life must the minister of today turn to spiritual account the wealth-producing methods of farming. From Wordnik.com. [The Minister and the Boy A Handbook for Churchmen Engaged in Boys' Work] Reference
They have left their homes, they have left their kindred, they have broken all the nearest and dearest ties of human life in order to come to a new land, take a new rootage, begin a new life, and so by self-sacrifice express their confidence in a new principle; whereas, it cost us none of these things. From Wordnik.com. [America First Patriotic Readings] Reference
It has to be teased and sometimes has rootage as Pam's doing. From Wordnik.com. [RadarOnline RSS] Reference
A tired-out body offers a fertile rootage to all manner of mental ailments. From Wordnik.com. [The Silver Lining: Messages of Hope and Cheer] Reference
The counties west of this, except those along the Cape Fear and Roanoke rivers, contained few spots in which slavery had planted itself with any considerable rootage. From Wordnik.com. [Anti-Slavery Leaders of North Carolina] Reference
From this rootage flows the vitality which imparts immortality to its noblest products, and which supplies an educational element unrivalled in its enriching and enlarging quality. From Wordnik.com. [Books and Culture] Reference
The rootage of literature in the spiritual nature and experience of the race is the fundamental fact not only in the history of this rich and splendid art, but in its relation to culture. From Wordnik.com. [Books and Culture] Reference
When the conditions which produced the popular ballads become clear to the imagination, their depth of rootage, not only in the community life but in the community love, becomes also clear. From Wordnik.com. [The Book of Old English Ballads] Reference
The first part is descriptive of the rootage and the preliminary life of the flower of love; the second part proclaims the all-enswathing atmosphere in which growth is rendered possible and sure. From Wordnik.com. [The Epistles of St. Peter] Reference
Its flatiron-shaped pebble-beach jutted out from the lake's west shore and was covered with fine old forest trees garlanded with vines; and from their graveled rootage there gurgled a limpid spring of sweet waters. From Wordnik.com. [James Fenimore Cooper] Reference
Yet it must be observed that even the stablest of them are essentially the creatures of the political leaders and that at no time have they exhibited the broadly national rootage of political parties in other states of western Europe. From Wordnik.com. [The Governments of Europe] Reference
The ideas which form the substance or substratum of the greatest books are not primarily the products of pure thought; they have a far deeper origin, and their immense power of enlightenment and enrichment lies in the depth of their rootage in the unconscious life of the race. From Wordnik.com. [Books and Culture] Reference
The like order is taken with us for our vermin as with them also for the rootage out of their wild beasts, saving that they spared their greatest bears, especially the white, whose skins are by custom and privilege reserved to cover those planchers whereupon their priests do stand at mass, lest he should take some unkind cold in such a long piece of work: and happy is the man that may provide them for him, for he shall have pardon enough for that so religious an act, to last if he will till doomsday do approach, and many thousands after. From Wordnik.com. [Chronicle and Romance (The Harvard Classics Series)] Reference
"I'm concerned, although they're quite nice to look at and it's a roost for the birds, the rootage system underneath must be phenomenal. From Wordnik.com. [BBC News - Home] Reference
They startled but lacked rootage. From Wordnik.com. [Villa Elsa A Story of German Family Life] Reference
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