Fitfully sentence example

fitfully
  • Carmen slept fitfully in a chair in the waiting room all night.
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  • Yully slept fitfully and awoke before dawn, unable to rest with her troubled thoughts.
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  • He slept, fitfully, though this time he remembered no dreams.
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  • He now became specially interested in the establishment of an Irish literary theatre; and he founded and conducted an occasional periodical (appearing fitfully at irregular intervals), called first Beltain and later Samhain, to expound its aims and preach his own views, the first number appearing in May 1899.
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  • Shortly afterwards Clive returned to England in ill-health, but the war continued fitfully for many years.
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  • They have no drainage to the sea, save fitfully for slight areas through the Colorado river.
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  • Cassie slept fitfully that night and woke in the morning with a start.
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  • We slept fitfully, spooned together on the thin mattress.
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  • It shortened fitfully by eight seconds between 1790 and 1879; soon afterwards, restoration set in, and its exact length in 1903 was 2 d 20h 48' n 568, being only two seconds short of its original value.
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  • Cold-hearted and formal by nature, he had not even self-love, detested his wife Anne of Austriatoo good a Spaniardand only attached himself fitfully to his favorites, male or female, who were naturally jealously suspected by the cardinal.
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  • Past-Death slept fitfully.
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  • Yet, in spite of all corruption, ideas of the intelligent development of the subject lands, visions of the Hellenic king, as the Greek thinkers had come to picture him, haunted the Macedonian rulers, and perhaps fitfully, in the intervals of war or carousal, prompted some degree of action.
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  • She slept fitfully between her busy thoughts, sheer exhaustion claiming her in spurts.
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  • Dean slept fitfully, once he managed to count sufficient sheep to do so, with dreams and mind games interchanging so rapidly as to blur the borders more than a map of Africa.
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  • For the remainder of the reign the Persian War was continued fitfully, a treaty of peace, signed in 1611, not being observed.
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  • Urged by the duke of Argyll, Tennyson now turned his attention to the theme of the Holy Grail, though he progressed with it but fitfully and slowly.
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  • Following 1680 came a great Indian revolt in New Mexico and Arizona, and thereafter the Moquis remained independent of Spanish and Christian domination, although visited fitfully by rival Jesuits and Franciscans.
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  • The rising moon shone fitfully through the clouds, and the " Glasgow " continued to fire at any ship that showed up, but as this only betrayed her position she ceased fire at 8:5 P.M.
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  • The Six Articles were only fitfully put in execution, especially in 1543 and 1546: all the plots against Cranmer failed; and before he died Henry was even considering the advisability of further steps in the religious reformation, apart from mere spoliation like the confiscation of the chantry lands.
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  • Every since he came home from the hospital he slept fitfully and was hard to wake.
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