Roger rose and went to the front of Diversions and returned with one of Ouray's many history books.
Thomson, The Diversions of a Prime Minister (London, 1894).
The reason assigned for these extraordinary diversions of the drainage right across the general strike of the ridges is that it is antecedent - i.e.
The worst that can be laid to his charge is that he had a great liking for some diversions, quite harmless in themselves, but condemned by the rigid precisians among whom he lived, and for whose opinion he had a great respect.
Are you going over to Diversions Coffee House tomorrow and talk to the curmudgeons?