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c. 1374, (w), ''Troilus & Criseyde'', i, l. 87:
''The lectures included lengthy digressions on topics ranging from the professor's dog to the meaning of life.''
''make digression... by way of digression...''
1517, Stephen Hawes, ''Pastime of Pleasure'', i, ll. 12 ff.:
1670, Charles Cotton translating Guillaume Girard as ''History of the Life of the Duke of Espernon'', Bk. i, Ch. iv, p. 144:
- By this little digression into Gascony, the Duke had an opportunity... to re-inforce himself with some particular Servants of his.
1646, Thomas Browne, ''Pseudodoxia Epidemica'', Bk. VI, Ch. iv, p. 288:
- This digression the Sun is not equall, but neare the Æquinoxiall intersections, it is right and greater, near the Solstices, more oblique and lesser.