He stammered, and read and wrote a lot of poetry (mostly in secret), an avocation he changed to photography for the novel.
I think it was more a matter of self-consciousness… I always saw writing about music as purely an avocation.
Because they serve for stages of faculty and avocation upon that biological gradient of Ascent by which we climb.
Petrarca, in his avocation of barber, was in the greatest request.
Sire,” said the noble Surgeon Larry to Napoleon, “it is my avocation to prolong life, and not to destroy it.
I would not like to hurt your feelings by calling your avocation a trade!
But it is the cause of a vast amount of misery amongst those who are compelled to seek a house close to their daily avocation.
They were a gay group of men, and hospitality was their avocation.
They found Joe Sanders sitting on the doorstep, with the morose aspect of a man deprived of his avocation in life.
Industry is diligence applied to some avocation, business, or profession.