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  • Since this self-control cannot be effectuated by an instant effort of will, or even by a shallow-rooted and momentary conviction, it must be pursued by a recurring habit.

    Stoicism, Sophistry and Sodomy

  • A Category 1 storm, with sustained wind speeds of 74 to 95 miles per hour, can topple shallow-rooted trees and destroy older mobile homes, according to the federal National Hurricane Center.

    Few Precedents to Help Predict Damage

  • While the crisis may have begun in New York, it will likely find its fullest bloom in the interior of the country — in older, manufacturing regions whose heydays are long past and in newer, shallow-rooted Sun Belt communities whose recent booms have been fueled in part by real-estate speculation, overdevelopment, and fictitious housing wealth.

    How the Crash Will Reshape America

  • Since this self-control cannot be effectuated by an instant effort of will, or even by a shallow-rooted and momentary conviction, it must be pursued by a recurring habit.

    Archive 2009-08-01

  • While the crisis may have begun in New York, it will likely find its fullest bloom in the interior of the country — in older, manufacturing regions whose heydays are long past and in newer, shallow-rooted Sun Belt communities whose recent booms have been fueled in part by real-estate speculation, overdevelopment, and fictitious housing wealth.

    How the Crash Will Reshape America

  • Despite the presence of permafrost and lack of extensive precipitation, the tundra sustains many types of shallow-rooted plants.

    Arctic

  • When it is filled with rows of shallow-rooted soy plants, the water runoff won't be much better than a parking lot, and the soil, which would have had as many as two billion microorganisms in a single tablespoon, will be devastated.

    Meathead Goldwyn: Meat Or No Meat: Tell Us What You Think And Why

  • Changes in surface drainage and wetness are likely to result in vegetative changes (e.g., shallow-rooted versus deeper-rooted vegetation, changes in plant density); the development of thermokarst has transformed some upland forests into extensive wetlands.

    Permafrost in the Arctic

  • They clear-cut forests, terraced mountains and planted the shallow-rooted crop on fragile, reclaimed land.

    Green Buds In The Mud

  • It comes with slow-growing, shallow-rooted plants that grow on a wall-mounted frame that contains a closed water system.

    Climbing The Office Walls

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