Usage examples for pursuits

  1. What I do object to is their making these pursuits the constant topics of conversation before women, instead of selecting those more suitable to the tastes and habits of the latter. – The Idler in France by Marguerite Gardiner
  2. Of the two pursuits a painter's or a musician's, considered not as arts but as accomplishments merely, the former appears to me infinitely more desirable, for a woman, than the latter far more frequently cultivated one. – Records of a Girlhood by Frances Ann Kemble
  3. And to the pursuits of a scholar he united the research of an antiquary. – The Roman Poets of the Augustan Age: Virgil by W. Y. Sellar