Bar, with his little insinuating jury droop, and fingering his persuasive double eye-glass, hoped he might be excused if he mentioned to one of the greatest converters of the root of all evil
into the root of all good, who had for a long time reflected a shining lustre on the annals even of our commercial country--if he mentioned, disinterestedly, and as, what we lawyers called in our pedantic way, amicus curiae, a fact that had come by accident within his knowledge.
It may be the root of all evil
, but it's a fact that everything people want grows from it.
From his earliest childhood he heard nothing but stories of princes who had fallen into all sorts of troubles through love; and she drew such terrible pictures of poor little Cupid that the young man had no difficulty in believing that he was the root of all evil
As covetousness is the root of all evil
, so poverty is, I believe, the worst of all snares.
Perry and I were as one in resolving that the root of all evil
should not be introduced into Pellucidar while we lived.
'The boy will be idle there,' said Miss Murdstone, looking into a pickle-jar, 'and idleness is the root of all evil
. But, to be sure, he would be idle here - or anywhere, in my opinion.'
They say money is the root of all evil
, and if people like Alan Pitt had their way, we would all be walking around knee-deep in debt as we feel compelled to spend during religious holidays which are conveniently put just when we receive our bonuses after working hard the whole year.
Their topic - Money: the root of all evil
? impressed judges and won the team the coveted Gofton Cup.
The root of all evil
?; religious perspectives on terrorism.
The Boy Scouts of America has introduced a new merit badge, awarded to those who get to grips with game design, realising that gaming is not the root of all evil
but something that can encourage logic, maths and even basic courtesy.
It was alleged that Keith Powell, 43, of Llanelian Road, Old Colwyn, was fascinated by a detached house in its own three-and-a-half acres, and was trying to rid it of "the root of all evil
" from the past, magistrates at Llandudno heard.
Some people like to say money is the root of all evil
. During the first round of the USPGA, I came to the conclusion that roots are the root of all evil