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  • There were severall noblemens houses, Duke St Albans and fine Gardens, Just by it is the Lord Guidolphins house and Gardens; there I Could see the fine walk or rather Road planted with trees of a huge length into ye fforest, wch King Charles made for his going out in Diversion of shooteing, and here I could see ye river Thames wch twists and turns itself round ye meddowes and Grounds.

    Through England on a Side Saddle in the Time of William and Mary

  • States-man; the Town to me was a Wilderness, where, methought, I lost my self and my Time; and what the World there calls Diversion, to me was

    A Patch-Work Screen for the Ladies

  • Herbert Farjeon, once again my benefactor, saved my bacon by inviting me to participate in a daytime revue called Diversion, which was to include Edith Evans, Dorothy Dickson, and Bernard Miles, and was to do for the dressed what the Windmill was doing for the undressed.

    An Autobiography

  • Authorities said Rothman apparently tried to fake his death by setting his fishing boat adrift in a body of water known as the Diversion Channel.

    Kansas City Star: Front Page

  • Authorities said Rothman apparently tried to fake his death by setting his fishing boat adrift in a body of water known as the Diversion Channel.

    Kansas City Star: Front Page

  • Authorities said Rothman apparently tried to fake his death by setting his fishing boat adrift in a body of water known as the Diversion Channel.

    KMBC.com - Local News

  • Among those innumerable Setts of Whims which our Country produces, there are none whom I have regarded with more Curiosity than those who have invented any particular kind of Diversion for the Entertainment of themselves or their Friends.

    The Spectator, Volume 2.

  • "Diversion" is the polite way of saying "taking away and not putting back," and the compact punts on the mother of all diversions: the Lake Michigan water diverted out of Chicago by way of the Sanitary and Ship Canal, flushed down the Mississippi River, and dumped into the Gulf of Mexico.

    Chicago Reader

  • BTW, the Mark Ronson song in Mix #1 is "Diversion"

    Aurgasm

  • The solution came by reviving an old sport-touring bike, the Yamaha XJ6 Diversion which is also the name of the 2009 bike now ready to hit the streets of Europe.

    Top Speed

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