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The subject is complex, and calls for many an excursus and qualifying footnote; yet I think the main outlines are clear enough.

Winds Of DoctrineGeorge Santayana

That would involve an excursus on Irish topography, which would be, to say the least, out of place.

Even the gentle Thackeray—if the excursus may be forgiven—is not wholly free from this failing.

This is not to say, of course, that the excursus in the second stage has been a loss and a defect.

It is needless to extend further the present excursus on the origin and history of modern pseudo-science.

But call it a note or 'excursus,' which is the scholarlike name for notes a little longer than usual, and all will be made right.

Doubtless most of us have so styled him in relation to one excursus of his or another that has specially captivated us.

Write down the chorus to each line of Mr. S. Weller's song, and a sketch of the mottled-faced man's excursus on it.

Let us not at this moment go into an excursus to inquire who he was and who he was not.

An excursus upon Napoleon had got into the torrent somehow and kept bobbing up and down.

KippsH. G. Wells

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