Let us not at this moment go into an excursus to inquire who he was and who he was not.
This is not to say, of course, that the excursus in the second stage has been a loss and a defect.
But the account suggests another and independent question with respect to which I shall make an excursus.
In an excursus we shall deal with the language of the Picts.
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.
On the relations between Edessa and Rome see the end of the excursus.
Even the gentle Thackeray—if the excursus may be forgiven—is not wholly free from this failing.
That would involve an excursus on Irish topography, which would be, to say the least, out of place.
Doubtless most of us have so styled him in relation to one excursus of his or another that has specially captivated us.
An excursus upon Napoleon had got into the torrent somehow and kept bobbing up and down.