Now-and-then sentence example

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  • Are you opposed to a break now and then?

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  • It happens to all of us now and then.

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  • It might cross a person's mind now and then that their spouse might be unfaithful, but insisting on it for months was another thing.

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  • He listened attentively, asking questions now and then to clarify.

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  • Is it all right if I call Lisa now and then to see how she's doing?

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  • I can understand you not wanting to invest the money for a car, but what's wrong with accepting a ride now and then?

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  • Maybe she should accept a few dates now and then.

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  • I enjoy working with numbers now and then.

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  • The town seemed very still; but now and then he could hear the beating of a drum or the shouting of some soldier.

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  • If you're like most people, you probably enjoy watching a good video now and then.

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  • Mr. Cade, do you mind if I have a friend over now and then?

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  • Does that mean we can't indulge in a little innocent affection now and then?

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  • Alex usually insisted they leave the mare alone, only checking on her now and then.

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  • No, but it would be nice to have you throw a kiss at me now and then.

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  • All right, but don't be surprised if I panic now and then and try to scramble out of the water — or even pull you under with me.

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  • If he moved to California, that meant their paths would more than likely cross now and then.

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  • Others again saw no marked change in him; while Mollien, who knew the emperor well, attributed the lassitude which now and then came over him to a feeling of perplexity caused by his changed circumstances.

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  • The good deeds of a just man were a natural consequence of his justice; whereas a bad man was no whit the better, because he now and then deviated into doing right.

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  • His talk was generally grave, but every now and then was lit up by dry humour.

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  • But he visited Paris now and then without permission, and his mind, like the mind of every exiled Frenchman, was always set thereon.

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  • It was not till the summer of 1734 that Cirey, a half-dismantled country house on the borders of Champagne and Lorraine, was fitted up with Voltaire's money and became the headquarters of himself, of his hostess, and now and then of her accommodating husband.

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  • The various title-words of the several articles are often the merest stalkinghorses, under cover of which to shoot at the Bible or the church, the target being now and then shifted to the political institutions of the writer's country, his personal foes, &c., and the whole being largely seasoned with that acute, rather superficial, common-sense, but also commonplace, ethical and social criticism which the 18th century called philosophy.

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  • There is now and then an energetic phrase, but as a whole the vocabulary is jejune; the sentences are overloaded; the pitch is flat.

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  • At rare intervals a vision might perhaps be vouchsafed to some Montanistic old woman, or a brother might now and then have a dream that seemed to be of supernatural origin; but the overmastering power of religious enthusiasm was a thing of which the Montanists knew as little as the Catholics.

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  • In many of these insects, while most individuals of the species are wingless, winged specimens are now and then met with.

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  • In the [[[Lapland]]] marshes, a reeve now and then flies near with a scarcely audible ka-ka-kuk; but she seems a dull bird, and makes no noisy attack on an invader."

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  • There was some heresy in England during the opening decades of the 6th century, survivals of the Lollardy which now and then brought a victim to the stake.

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  • The scenes of the recurrent wars were mostly distant from Massachusetts proper, either in Maine or on Canadian or Acadian territory, although some savage inroads of the Indians were now and then made on the exposed frontier towns, as, for instance, upon Deerfield in 1704 and upon Haverhill in 1708.

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  • Now and then the Senate has been more influential than the House, now and then it has fallen back, at least so far as the confidence of the people in it is concerned.

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  • The best critics admitted that his diction was too monotonous, too obviously artificial, and now and then turgid even to absurdity.

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  • Fiscal severities were no doubt one cause of the insurrections which now and then broke out, and in the gravest of which, (532) thirty thousand persons are said to have perished in the capital.

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  • The bleaching-powder casks must be kept in a dry place, as cool as possible, and never exposed to the direct rays of the sun, in order to prevent a decomposition which now and then has even led to explosions.

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  • Anxious to retain so promising an adherent, and probably desirous at the same time to avoid public scandal, the chiefs of the community offered him a yearly pension of r000 florins if he would outwardly conform and appear now and then in the synagogue.

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  • Higginson, Horace Greeley and many more now and then contributed.

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  • He ranges freely about the world, touching the laughable sides of things with kindly laughter, and every now and then dropping the risibile and taking to the rationale.

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  • The opium must not be burnt or made too dry, but roasted gently till it looks like burnt worsted; every now and then he takes it away from the flame and rolls it (still on the end of the dipper) on the flat surface of the bowl.

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  • He preferred to be a man of pleasure and leisure, only awaking now and then to perpetrate some act of arbitrary cruelty.

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  • All right, but don't be surprised if I panic now and then and try to scramble out of the water — or even pull you under with me.

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  • During long easy runs, you could include some faster cadence every now and then.

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  • I'm hitting little indentations in the snow that I can't see, so every now and then am actually air born!

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  • Doreen showed up now and then and would get morbid about Denver midway through her second drink.

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  • But she had to remind the others every now and then in case the boredom made them think up dangerous pranks.

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  • Every now and then you'll be thrown a red herring as well.

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  • Every now and then they get a bit rowdy when having a little too much fun.

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  • Every now and then a horse comes staggering along the towing-path, trailing a sleepy barge filled with merchandise.

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  • Sunday 7th March was a mixed-up day - sunny one moment, a hail storm the next with drizzle now and then for compromise.

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  • The whole thing seems heavily compressed, and the final mix-down can sound a tad muddy now and then.

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  • Then look over the sides of the hull very carefully and give a good thump on the side every now and then.

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  • Nevertheless, it is to be expected that now and then a meaningful utterance will be produced.

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  • It is natural that Lotze, having this great and final conception always before him, works under its influence from the very beginning of his speculations, permitting us, as we progress, to gain every now and then a glimpse of that interpretation of things which to him contains the solution of our difficulties.

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  • Every now and then indeed a striking circumstance, strikingly told, occurs in Joinville, such as the famous incident of the woman who carried in one hand a chafing dish of fire, in the other a phial of water, that she might burn heaven and quench hell, lest in future any man should serve God merely for hope of the one or fear of the other.

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  • In the same year Les Chansons des rues et des bois gave evidence of new power and fresh variety in the exercise and display of an unequalled skill and a subtle simplicity of metre and of style employed on the everlasting theme of lyric and idyllic fancy, and touched now and then with a fire more sublime than that of youth and love.

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  • But every now and then there would be a little difference.

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  • She sat running her finger over the braille manuscript, stopping now and then to refer to the braille notes on which she had indicated her corrections, all the time reading aloud to verify the manuscript.

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  • She amused herself with the beads until dinner-time, bringing the strings to me now and then for my approval.

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  • She kept going to the door, as if she expected some one, and every now and then she would touch her cheek, which is her sign for her mother, and shake her head sadly.

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  • The fairies promised obedience and soon started on their journey, dragging the great glass jars and vases along, as well as they could, and now and then grumbling a little at having such hard work to do, for they were idle fairies, and liked play better than work.

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  • The fairies promised obedience, and were off in a twinkling, dragging the heavy jars and vases along after them as well as they could, now and then grumbling a little at having such a hard task, for they were idle fairies and loved to play better than to work.

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  • To be sure, I take the keenest interest in everything that concerns those who surround me; it is this very interest which makes it so difficult for me to carry on a conversation with some people who will not talk or say what they think, but I should not be sorry to find more friends ready to talk with me now and then about the wonderful things I read.

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  • I kept Homer's Iliad on my table through the summer, though I looked at his page only now and then.

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  • Rapidly leaping the furrows, he fled across the field with the impetuosity he used to show at catchplay, now and then turning his good-natured, pale, young face to look back.

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  • Only now and then detached ideas and impressions from the world of reality shot unexpectedly through his mind.

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  • On the right the Guards were entering the misty region with a sound of hoofs and wheels and now and then a gleam of bayonets; to the left beyond the village similar masses of cavalry came up and disappeared in the sea of mist.

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  • Rostov was talking merrily to his two friends, one of whom was a dashing hussar and the other a notorious duelist and rake, and every now and then he glanced ironically at Pierre, whose preoccupied, absent-minded, and massive figure was a very noticeable one at the dinner.

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  • Princess Mary sat alone in her room listening to the sounds in the house, now and then opening her door when someone passed and watching what was going on in the passage.

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  • Prince Andrew, glancing at Pierre, broke the silence now and then with remarks which showed that he was in a good temper.

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  • The horses stepped over the field as over a thick carpet, now and then splashing into puddles as they crossed a road.

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  • The old prince's voice and another now and then interrupted him.

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  • Wolzogen took his place and continued to explain his views in French, every now and then turning to Pfuel and saying, "Is it not so, your excellency?"

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  • Pierre turned back, giving a spring now and then to keep up with her.

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  • Behind them came more carts, soldiers, wagons, soldiers, gun carriages, carriages, soldiers, ammunition carts, more soldiers, and now and then women.

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  • The curly- headed, delicate boy sat with shining eyes unnoticed in a corner, starting every now and then and muttering something to himself, and evidently experiencing a new and powerful emotion as he turned his curly head, with his thin neck exposed by his turn-down collar, toward the place where Pierre sat.

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  • Only eyes would shine every now and then with a glimpse of remembrance of the life they once had.

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  • You'll think you've killed it, but just keep watering the pot every now and then and it's almost guaranteed to come back.

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  • However, it does pay to stroll through the stores every now and then or keep an eye open for sale papers because you may be able to pick up a tool kit "necessity" that you just haven't needed yet.

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  • There's not a cat on the planet who doesn't savor a good nap now and then.

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  • Although a majority of cats display some aversion to getting wet, some don't mind a little splashing now and then.

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  • Although they aren't really pack oriented like dogs are, some will respond with a submissive gesture now and then.

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  • Every now and then in life we find a product that hits from behind and just surprises us to no belief.

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  • The following recipes for baking cats treats make it easy to show your love for your cat by giving him or her something special now and then.

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  • What cat doesn't enjoy a little tuna now and then?

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  • It requires a little brushing now and then to remove loose hairs and guard against hairballs, but there is not a significant time investment when it comes to caring for one of these kittens.

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  • Every now and then give them a cleaning by removing them from the chair, brushing off any dirt, and giving them a light scrub with soap and water.

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  • While getting wet every now and then isn't a problem, you don't want aluminum chairs to come into contact with too much moisture.

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  • Every now and then remove the cushions from the furniture frames and lightly scrub them with soap and water.

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  • Flip the cushions every now and then so that one side doesn't fade or break down faster than the other.

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  • Clean them every now and then by lightly scrubbing them with soap and water.

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  • Every now and then remove the cushions from the furniture frames and lightly clean them with soap and water.

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  • Needless to say, waterproof mascara is a heaven-sent product for women everywhere, regardless of whether or not she's prone to a few tears every now and then.

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  • There's nothing wrong with any of these things, of course, but most women would admit to a longing for some indulgence every now and then.

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  • Every now and then a product like the Smashbox Photo Finish Bronzing Primer just comes strolling into my life, purely by chance.

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  • Are you looking for a way to pick up a few extra dollars now and then?

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  • You don't have to go overboard, but there's nothing wrong with a splash of something different now and then.

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  • Some people are able to use cocaine just once, or just every now and then.

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  • Pathological liars lie about everything, while most people simply lie every now and then.

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  • More often than not, these are quite costly, although a little savvy shopping may yield a bargain or two every now and then.

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  • There's a big difference, and every now and then of course I go out and eat what I like.

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  • There is a high demand for children's couture items, but now and then one of these glorious crafted dresses will go on sale as department stores such as Neiman Marcus or Saks update their inventory for the new season.

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  • Even indoor dogs need a good scrubbing every now and then.

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  • Alex was also known to surreptitiously take a little sip himself now and then.

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  • The breed can get along quite well with a simple brushing every now and then and a bath and shampoo only when needed.

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  • It now and then makes very graceful standards at least in the good situations in the south, and bowers and most beautiful lace-work for summer-houses may be formed with this climber alone.

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  • Once your partner gets to know you much better, you might be able to break out the offensive t-shirts every now and then.

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  • So where should the full-figured gal who likes to purr every now and then shop when she wants the latest animal print lingerie styles?

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  • Of course, every now and then a shockingly great deal does present itself, but those instances are few and far between.

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  • While sleeplessness is a symptom of many sleep disorders, the simple fact is that everyone has a sleepless night now and then.

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  • Though you usually won't find replicas or knockoff Oakleys here, you can find a few every now and then.

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  • You won't have to switch your glasses back and forth if you need to look up every now and then at something far away.

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  • MoreAwesomeThanYou is another forum where you'll discover an occasional interesting Sims 3 mod every now and then.

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  • Every now and then you will get a bomb, which will blow up all the blocks in a certain radius.

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  • Every now and then you'll hear a clanking sound, you'll look around to see what is causing it and find that the building's drainpipe is shaking violently.

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  • Cookie jars need little care other than some admiration and a quick dusting now and then.

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  • Every now and then you'll also find a bookstore that offers book appraisals.

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  • The images are all contributed by freelance artists and non-artistic web browsers who happen to snap a good shot now and then.

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  • Every girl craves a little excitement now and then.

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  • Make sure you take the time to apply a heat protectant, and give your hair a break every now and then!

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  • If you are an avid colorist or need high maintenance touch-ups, make sure to give your hair a break every now and then.

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  • Most beach etiquette is common sense, but it doesn't hurt to brush up every now and then.

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  • However, don't be afraid to steal their looks now and then - you might look even better than they do!

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  • Together, they combine to give the illusion of a one-piece swimsuit with a flash of midsection every now and then.

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  • The collection is small, but every now and then new stills will crop up.

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  • The aches and pains associated with a body that has lived a great deal of life are unavoidable and may put a damper on romantic activities now and then.

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  • Experts recommend keeping the computer in a well-traveled room of the house, so that parents can look over the teen's shoulder now and then.

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  • If things become too heated, agree to stop talking about it for now and then come back to it when both of you are calmer.

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  • Every now and then some styles are reintroduced, but it is best to purchase the wallet you're eyeing sooner rather than later.

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  • Virgo helps Pisces learn greater discipline while Pisces teaches Virgo that it's okay to let loose of self-discipline every now and then.

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  • They need to remember to resurface every now and then.

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  • The Willard Library is probably one of the most popular online cams where you can watch the Children's Room, the Basement Room or the Research Room for any sign of the ghosts that visitors report spotting every now and then.

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  • At least that's the cry every now and then when someone finds a strange animal carcass that seems to fit the description of the notorious "goat sucker".

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  • Just as you tend to shake up your look every now and then with a hot new dress or a gorgeous leather handbag, you should consider doing the same with your shoes.

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  • It's good to see the Forresters as underdogs every now and then.

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  • Add a glass of grapefruit juice to your meals now and then.

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  • Please note that neither of these programs are intended for continuous, long-term use, as they're stingy on rest days and your body will require a break now and then.

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  • Junk food like burgers and pizza can be okay now and then as long as you watch the quantities you eat.

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  • Instrumental soundtracks rarely achieve the same success, but every now and then one comes along that exceeds expectations and becomes commercially successful.

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  • Fans of TLC hit show 19 Kids and Counting love to get a Josie Duggar update now and then to see how the premature infant is recovering from a very touch-and-go entrance into the world.

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  • You're looking for visitors who are interested in what you have to offer, not those who are paid to click a link now and then.

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  • But the Tell and Winkelried stories stand in a very different position when looked at in the dry light of history, for, while in the former case imaginary and impossible men (bearing now and then a real historical name) do imaginary and impossible deeds at a very uncertain period, in the latter we have some solid ground to rest on, and Winkelried's act might very well have been performed, though, as yet, the amount of genuine and early evidence in support of it is very far from being sufficient.

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  • He comes in now and then to get things, but don't talk much.

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  • I was hoping I was simply a few weeks late, but it's been over three now and then this started.

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  • There isn't any law against hitting your wife a little now and then.

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  • So go see him now and then.

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  • The province produces much wheat, barley, rice, millet, cotton, but the authorities every now and then prohibiting the export of cereals, the people generally sow just as much as they think will suffice for their own wants.

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  • If you want to keep it as a hobby, selling the odd sweater now and then as the whim strikes, that's perfectly fine, but don't confuse it with a business.

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