Usage examples for diverse

  1. Men will think, whether we will or no; and men will have diverse views. – Love's Final Victory by Horatio
  2. Although I do not believe that bats are the real reason for the diverse directional patterns at Rosedale, I can offer no alternative explanation consistent with data from other stations. – A Quantitative Study of the Nocturnal Migration of Birds. Vol.3 No.2 by George H. Lowery.
  3. In what should have been uniform, and easily might have been so, these grammars are rather remarkably diverse! – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  4. Many diverse opinions are held about the Glasgow picture; some ascribe it to Cariani, others to Campagnola. – Giorgione by Herbert Cook
  5. He listened to his sister, Mrs. Shorne: he listened to his wife; he agreed with all they said, though what they said was widely diverse: he consented to see and speak to Evan, and he did so, and was much the most distressed. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  6. As psychology is now teaching us to find, at all levels of our craving, dreaming, or thinking, the diverse expressions of one psychic energy; so that type of philosophy which comes nearest to the religion of the Spirit, invites us to find at all levels of life the workings and strivings of one Power: " a Reality which both underlies and crowns all our other, lesser strivings." – The Life of the Spirit and the Life of To-day by Evelyn Underhill
  7. So however diverse the motives they but realize the same result. – Reflections Or, Sentences and Moral Maxims by Francois Duc De La Rochefoucauld
  8. In that deep sea a hundred diverse currents of blood have met and mingled; they have lost their individual drift to become part of the strong tide of national consciousness and national unity. – The Open Secret of Ireland by T. M. Kettle
  9. Now, among animals, a growing brain works the legs of its owner, sending them far on diverse errands until they are strong. – Darrel of the Blessed Isles by Irving Bacheller
  10. And many other diverse beasts be in those countries, and elsewhere there- about, and many diverse birds also, of the which it were too long for to tell you. – The-Travels-of-Sir-John-Mandeville by Mandeville, John, Sir
  11. That repeal did not open to free competition of the diverse opinions and domestic institutions a field which without such repeal would have been closed against them; it found that field of competition already opened, in fact and in law. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  12. The reasons were diverse and equally urgent. – The Old Franciscan Missions Of California by George Wharton James
  13. Meanwhile the three Miss Wentworths looked at her with very diverse feelings. – The Perpetual Curate by Mrs [Margaret] Oliphant
  14. 1871. His writings were far too numerous and far too diverse in subject to be of permanent value. – A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature by John W. Cousin
  15. Yet upon the economic merits of this process I have heard the most diverse opinions stated with equal conviction by men thoroughly well informed as to the conditions. – Ireland In The New Century by Horace Plunkett
  16. Not only was the question seriously discussed, but extremely diverse opinions were expressed, both amongst the rank and file of these assemblies, and amongst their most illustrious members. – A Popular History of France From The Earliest Times Volume II. of VI. by Francois Pierre Guillaume Guizot