Usage examples for diversity

  1. Yet diversity is not inconsistency. – Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia by Samuel Johnson
  2. The stories by Eden Phillpotts and Richard Middleton in this collection show the diversity of the English humor as associated with apparitions, and are entertaining in themselves. – Humorous Ghost Stories by Dorothy Scarborough
  3. These are, I believe, the properties on which beauty depends; properties that operate by nature, and are less liable to be altered by caprice, or confounded by a diversity of tastes, than any other. – The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. I. (of 12) by Edmund Burke
  4. And during this time the employees of one company after another, including a large range and diversity of industries, have gradually changed from the ordinary to the scientific type of management. – The Principles of Scientific Management by Frederick Winslow Taylor
  5. But, as we have before observed, amidst this infinite diversity one particular is common to many species: several of the individuals which compose them are capable of affecting us with a sense of loveliness: and whilst they agree in producing this effect, they differ extremely in the relative measures of those parts which have produced it. – The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. I. (of 12) by Edmund Burke
  6. But how many and what exceptions to this rule ought to be allowed, or whether any are justly demanded or not, are matters about which there may be much diversity of opinion. – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  7. The idea is absurd, and unworthy of a thinking people, that one variety should succeed equally well or ill in such a diversity of soil and climate as we have in this broad land of ours. – The Cultivation of The Native Grape, and Manufacture of American Wines by George Husmann
  8. There was a bewildering diversity too, in the sizes and shapes of the cups and saucers, and an alarming variety in the matter of color. –  by
  9. Here, gathered together in one list, they are exhibited in company with their fellows, and there is little diversity of sentiment to distract one's attention. – The Book-Hunter at Home by P. B. M. Allan
  10. The proposed disestablishment of the State Church of England was, of course, the subject of this diversity of opinion. – Phineas Redux by Anthony Trollope
  11. Later, he began to put her on other horses, to give her a greater diversity of experience. – Si'Wren of the Patriarchs by Roland Cheney
  12. The comments of the most eminent critics on the former question have left us rather bewildered by their diversity – The Dramatic Values in Plautus by Wilton Wallace Blancke
  13. Diversity of hues, form and shape, enricheth and adorneth the garden, and heighteneth the effect thereof. – The Advent of Divine Justice by Shoghi Effendi
  14. St. Augustine's approval of diversity of translations was cited again and again. – Early Theories of Translation by Flora Ross Amos
  15. One tended to a brilliant diversity the other to centralization and unity. – A Short History of Russia by Mary Platt Parmele
  16. On the other hand, if there is no cross- breeding, the diversity exists in the original races, and in a community full of diverse ideals of all kinds much of the energy of the higher type of man is dissipated in two ways. – The Rising Tide of Color Against White World-Supremacy by Theodore Lothrop Stoddard
  17. Still, as there is great diversity of opinion, among persons of equal worth and intelligence, a mutual spirit of candor and courtesy should be practiced. – The American Woman's Home by Catherine E. Beecher and Harriet Beecher Stowe
  18. These great results were not, however, achieved without difficulty, for there was considerable diversity of opinion and not a little jealousy between those that surrounded Garibaldi and those that followed the lead of Cavour in Parliament and in the country. – The Great Events by Famous Historians, Vol. 17 by Charles Francis Horne
  19. We are all united in a common allegiance to the principles of Home Rule, but that allegiance is not incompatible with some diversity of view as to the form which it should take. – The New Irish Constitution by J. H. Morgan
  20. The tail is frequently very conspicuous, and presents considerable diversity both as regards its appearance and length. – The Astronomy of Milton's 'Paradise Lost' by Thomas Orchard