Now-and-again sentence example

now-and-again
  • Nominally the sultan of Tidore is still the suzerain of western New Guinea, but his authority is scarcely recognized, except on some few shores and adjacent islands, and practically Dutch New Guinea used to be administered partly from Ternate and partly from Timor, upon more peaceful lines than was the case when the rule of the Dutch in New Guinea largely consisted of the sending of a warship now and again to some distant island or bay to burn a kampong, to punish rebellious villagers, and thus assert or reassert Dutch authority, or that of the sultan, who is their vassal.
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  • Yet now and again he rises to the level of some heroic event, and parts of his chapter on the "Campaign of Hastings" and of his record of the wars of Syracuse and Athens, his reflections on the visit of Basil the Second to the church of the Virgin on the Acropolis, and some other passages in his books, are fine pieces of eloquent writing.
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  • Ant-mimicking spiders have been seen now and again to devour their models.
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  • It is worth noting, however, that Herder in his provokingly tentative way of thinking comes now and again very near ideas made familiar to us by Spencer and Darwin.
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  • The watercourses to-day are, as a rule, longitudinal, following the strike of the weaker strata in paths that they appear to have gained by spontaneous adjustment during the long Mesozoic cycle; but now and again they cross from one longitudinal valley to another by a transverse course, and there they have cut down sharp notches or water-gaps in the hard strata that elsewhere stand up in the long even-crested ridges.
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  • His influence in the country was still a strong one on personal grounds, and he came forward now and again to give expression independently to popular feeling.
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  • Come on Peter, are you telling me that you don't enjoy a nice big turd every now and again.
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  • Others turned over and warmed themselves, now and again exchanging a few words.
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  • Come on Peter, are you telling me that you do n't enjoy a nice big turd every now and again.
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  • Even though space is at a premium in most dorms, all it takes is juggling a few variables to have the kind of room in which you can comfortably get a good night's rest, hang with friends or who knows, maybe even crack a book now and again.
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  • Another fun idea is to use a fairly neutral wall stencil as a border, and then use removable wall stickers to completely change the look of the room every now and again.
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  • So it makes sense that Lancôme would release a new fragrance every now and again.
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  • Clooney also enjoys a good beer now and again and had a keg of Guiness installed in his dressing room when he filmed Oceans 11.
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  • Alongside skinny jeans, there are ballerina flats, belted tops and dresses, and even some big hair now and again.
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  • After being burned enough times by crap like Episode One, who wouldn't want to get back at George Lucas now and again?
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  • He could spot the rider now and again with occasional glances and by counting off the seconds between points they both passed, knew he was gaining, if ever so slowly.
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  • A ship now and again put into the bay, but the dangerous bar at its entrance militated against its frequent use.
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  • Only now and again do we catch fugitive and increasingly doubtful glimpses of him and his work.
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  • In 1508 he had conceived a work on lines more to the taste of the learned world, full of apt and recondite learning, and now and again relieved by telling comments or lively anecdotes.
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