What began in 1959 with one woman using her love of baseball to help lower cultural barriers has expanded into another story, one that has as much to do with service, spirituality and scrappiness
as with a game.
None of the chestnut varieties bred [o resist blight so far has the shoot-the-sun height of the pure American chestnut and its famed scrappiness
for competing in a forest canopy.
Both sides began the second half positively before the scrappiness
, present in the first, dominated.
It was heartening to see such stalwart scrappiness
and communal spirit in Brooklyn's fast-gentrifying DUMBO neighborhood.
To preserve a portion of customary deference due to her husband while acquiring the scrappiness
demanded by the streets, to gratify her idea of what was morally right while yielding an inch or two to her children, to sustain her personal modesty while beginning to recognize that she was also a woman with desires of her own - it took strength, sometimes an excess of strength, to deal with these conflicting demands.
The lines, focused on the construction of scrappiness
, thereby lose in poetic force and focus.
The News looks more studied, which is not always the best thing in a tabloid," adds Bernard, who calls the conflicting qualities of studied look and thrown-together scrappiness
"hard to reconcile.
Our spending limits aren't as grand as theirs, but we can still put out a very good product," he says, with the scrappiness
of an underdog.
Mary's University Law School in San Antonio a few months back, I knew of its reputation for scrappiness
makes a strong and lucid case, even if, in view of the scrappiness
of our sources, he may be a little too sure that nothing exists unless we have contemporary evidence for it.
The movement to treasure most is the `Eja mater', in which the dotted rhythms of the violins, an evocation of scourging, achieve a vehemence that never lapses into scrappiness
Capacious Hold-All' thus provides a partial story only, but the scrappiness
is to some extent compensated for by the vitality and strength of many of the entries, which tell remarkable tales of personal courage, of injustice, of private suffering, and of terrifying domestic crises.