Usage examples for diversity

  1. 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
  2. Yet diversity is not inconsistency. – Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia by Samuel Johnson
  3. Diversity of hues, form and shape, enricheth and adorneth the garden, and heighteneth the effect thereof. – The Advent of Divine Justice by Shoghi Effendi
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. One tended to a brilliant diversity, the other to centralization and unity. – A Short History of Russia by Mary Platt Parmele
  13. The proposed disestablishment of the State Church of England was, of course, the subject of this diversity of opinion. – Phineas Redux by Anthony Trollope
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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