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  • Within a few days we had more company, including Neville Alexander, a prominent Coloured intellectual and member of the Non-European Unity Movement, who had formed a tiny radical offshoot called the Yu Chi Chan Club in Cape Town, which studied guerrilla warfare.†   (source)
  • After I passed two offshoot tunnel branches I called for Heath to stop.†   (source)
  • I am clinging to my mother's leg, a flesh shaft that grows from the ground, a tree trunk of which I am an offshoot—a young branch attached by right of flesh and blood.†   (source)
  • Each shack shared a wall with its neighbor, so that collectively they looked like long irregular railway carriages that snaked across the hill, sending buds and offshoots in all directions.†   (source)
  • Civilization did not rise and flourish as men hammered out hunting scenes on bronze gates and whispered philosophy under the stars, with garbage as a noisome offshoot, swept away and forgotten.†   (source)
  • Some passed the castle to their own sons and grandsons, and offshoot branches of House Stark had arisen; the Greystarks had lasted the longest, holding the Wolf's Den for five centuries, until they presumed to join the Dreadfort in rebellion against the Starks of Winterfell.†   (source)
  • Wahhabism is a conservative, fundamentalist offshoot of Sunni Islam and the official state religion of Saudi Arabia's rulers.†   (source)
  • I look around for an offshoot to break so that I can lower it to him to help him climb up.†   (source)
  • We academicians never take a direct route because it doesn't leave us any offshoots to claim if we're wrong.†   (source)
  • Value, the leading edge of reality, is no longer an irrelevant offshoot of structure.†   (source)
  • We didn't go more than twenty yards before we came upon another offshoot from the main tunnel.†   (source)
  • I shouldn't have bothered, for of course, this being the Sabbath, the place was closed, and I settled on another, presumably non-Orthodox restaurant further down the avenue named Sammy's, where I ordered chicken soup with matzoh balls, gefilte fish and chopped liver—these familiar to me as an offshoot of wide reading in Jewish lore—from a waiter so monumentally insolent that I thought he was putting on an act.†   (source)
  • It smelled more like rotting garbage and unflushed toilets, and as we passed an offshoot to the tunnel, Daisy said she wanted to turn around, but in the distance ahead of us I could see a pinprick of gray light, and I wanted to see what was at the end.†   (source)
  • His was a lesser branch of House Payne, an impoverished offshoot sprouted from the loins of a younger son.†   (source)
  • He and Trina have fled through the subtrans tunnels, finding abandoned offshoots, going deeper and deeper.†   (source)
  • Excess bile is stored in the gallbladder, which is nothing more than a balloonlike offshoot of the bile duct.†   (source)
  • No offshoots, no isn't he?†   (source)
  • You've read Faulkner, Nathan, and you still have this assy and intolerable attitude of superiority toward the place, and are unable to see how Bilbo is less a villain than a wretched offshoot of the whole benighted system?†   (source)
  • Venters penetrated into one of these offshoots, and, as he had hoped, he found abundant grass.†   (source)
  • Then Bo came out into a large open offshoot of the park, right under the mountain slope, and here she sat, her horse watching and listening.†   (source)
  • Felix, though an offshoot from a far more recent point in the devolution of theology than his father, was less self-sacrificing and disinterested.†   (source)
  • In his anxiety to keep under cover he must have lost himself in this offshoot of Deception Pass, and thereby in some unaccountable manner, missed the canyon with the trails.†   (source)
  • To mention only a single order of Saint-Benoit, which is here in question: there are attached to this order, without counting the obedience of Martin Verga, four congregations,— two in Italy, Mont-Cassin and Sainte-Justine of Padua; two in France, Cluny and Saint-Maur; and nine orders,—Vallombrosa, Granmont, the Celestins, the Camaldules, the Carthusians, the Humilies, the Olivateurs, the Silvestrins, and lastly, Citeaux; for Citeaux itself, a trunk for other orders, is only an offshoot of Saint-Benoit.†   (source)
  • Phoebe, it must be understood, was that one little offshoot of the Pyncheon race to whom we have already referred, as a native of a rural part of New England, where the old fashions and feelings of relationship are still partially kept up.†   (source)
  • From the earliest to the latest hour of the day he was always as sleek, neat, and cool as the frog he resembled, and old Peter had secretly chuckled over an offshoot almost more calculating, and far more imperturbable, than himself.†   (source)
  • There was fire in her and throughout her: she seemed the unpremeditated offshoot of a passionate moment.†   (source)
  • It was quite a wilderness, and there were old melon-frames and cucumber-frames in it, which seemed in their decline to have produced a spontaneous growth of weak attempts at pieces of old hats and boots, with now and then a weedy offshoot into the likeness of a battered saucepan.†   (source)
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