The variety of his pursuits at this time carried him over the whole field of ancient and modern literature.
It has been stated that Napier's mathematical pursuits led him to dissipate his means.
Shortly afterwards Kelly and Dee were introduced by the earl of Leicester to a Polish nobleman, Albert Laski, palatine of Siradz, devoted to the same pursuits, who persuaded them to accompany him to his native country.
Agriculture, dairying and lumbering are the chief pursuits of the inhabitants.
In the hilly districts the inhabitants mainly follow pastoral pursuits, possessing much cattle of all kinds.