How to use Often in a sentence
Poor people are often sick.
Oh, well, you know people often invent things.
We choose it much more often than we should.
People are often victims of their own natures.
Some things never grew boring no matter how often they were repeated.Advertisement
It is often still warm.
He was often making trouble among his neighbors.
The old horse panted a little, and had to stop often to get his breath.
Gabriel's visits weren't often, but Rhyn had grown to like him.
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These assumptions are often wrong.
An old peasant whom Prince Andrew in his childhood had often seen at the gate was sitting on a green garden seat, plaiting a bast shoe.
How can he remember well his ignorance--which his growth requires--who has so often to use his knowledge?
Often when he went his rounds I clung to his coat tails while he collected and punched the tickets.
Fred O'Connor's usual behavior was often erratic.Advertisement
Consider the pan you most often cook in today.
She had always been a recluse at heart, often declining a social outing with her friends so that she could be alone with a book or her writing.
Maybe hearing Mary say it so often had burned it into his brain.
Often, when he was a little lad, he took long walks among the trees with his mother.
He danced with you that often and didn't tell you his name?Advertisement
Often times both are absent when love is involved.
These countries, particularly in the Balkans, were often small and tended toward war.
Obviously it wasn't something he often did.
When picking up her mail at the post office, she often talked to Adrena.
Cynthia confessed they didn't attend as often as they should— as much as she did when her son was at home.Advertisement
Her father was hard to read and often unapproachable, but he cared for her in his own special way.
She wandered the mansion as she often did, restless and starving.
She returned to this thought often as they traveled for two days.
They had given Martha a telephone card and asked she contact them as soon and as often as she could.
He didn't have that position because he was a male, as her friends often thought.
But he was still headstrong and ill-tempered; and he was often in trouble with the other sailors.
But there is any quantity of oatmeal, which we often cook for breakfast.
If we keep cool and moist, and meet with no accidents, we often live for five years.
After meeting Princess Mary, though the course of his life went on externally as before, all his former amusements lost their charm for him and he often thought about her.
He left early each Friday afternoon, often returning late on Monday morning.
Baby Claire was often in evidence in our work place, sleeping on mother's arm or in her file cabinet remodeled crib, or supping on Martha's breast.
He was often sighted strutting down the roadside.
If a man was obliged to go from one city to another, he often rode on horseback.
In history he is often called the Grand Monarch.
Knowledge often consists of the rolled-up conclusions from many pieces of data.
With skin cancer, like all diseases, over time some people get better and some people get worse, and often we really don't know why.
Sometimes countries simply nationalize industries, so that an enterprise once owned by a private company, often a foreign-based one, is taken over by the government or "the people."
But they were too often successful.
Deidre crossed to him, unafraid of the creature whose appearance often made grown Immortals quake and grovel.
His new schedule often sent him to bed early and kept him there until the last moment.
Several days of festivity and merry-making followed, for such old friends did not often meet and there was much to be told and talked over between them, and many amusements to be enjoyed in this delightful country.
We often see other technologies race toward a point and then stop growing along that axis.
I should start charging you for taking the edge off as often as I do.
On her walks at Lover's Lane near Evelyn's row house, she'd often seen couples entranced by the rhythmic movement of waves stand at a railing, the man's arms wrapped around the woman in front of him, his chin on her head.
Hearing this, Dorothy and the Wizard exchanged startled glances, for they remembered how often Eureka had longed to eat a piglet.
A comfortable bed replaced the cot utilized in Peabody and absolute darkness proved more conducive to sleep than the leaked light that often snuck into our old quarters.
In rural areas, first responders were often neighbors, which was the fortunate case with them.
They did talk, but often when she saw them they were silently enjoying each other's company.
Alex always seemed to know the right thing to say in any moment, and his silence often felt awkward.
But the fishes that swim in our brooks we can see, and often we catch them to eat.
He was often woken from the crime scene by honking horns or outside noises.
Fred was referring to a coffee klatch of elderly town patriarchs whose words and advice on just about anything was often quoted in the local paper.
He used to frown at her when she acted outside the Immortal Laws, unable to appreciate that a deity charged with managing a domain often had to take steps outside the rules to protect one's underworld.
Does that happen often?
I want to be happy and not worry about creatures trying to kill me or how often I'll be wandering into one of your massacres!
The people of Antium were enemies of the Romans and had often been at war with them.
Now we are certainly on the fuzzy edges, a place where words, often fuzzy in their meanings, begin to fail us.
In the fat years, agricultural prices are pushed downward by the abundance, often below the cost of harvesting and transporting the crops.
Expropriation often is accompanied by infringements of the third ingredient, individual liberty, as well.
The milkers would let me keep my hands on the cows while they milked, and I often got well switched by the cow for my curiosity.
I often wonder how
Then, unexpectedly, as often happens, the sound of the hunt suddenly approached, as if the hounds in full cry and Daniel ulyulyuing were just in front of them.
I need to visit more often.
He'd often wondered if he had more family somewhere.
You don't see that too often in women her age.
He was often called the Ettrick Shepherd, because he was the keeper of sheep near the Ettrick Water.
As often as he touched the charcoal to the smooth board, the picture grew.
Often, a buying decision hinges on a piece of arcane information about a product that is difficult to locate.
Although nations create governments to establish such protections, history shows that all too often, governments fail to do so.
In discussing nutrition, not only is there little agreement on the nature of the solutions, there is often disagreement on the nature of the problems.
Second, monarchs themselves often have only a financial risk in war.
They may not bump into them very often in what we call "everyday life" but do know them well enough to friend them.
Practically speaking, governments often act as if their first duty is to protect the government, not the people.
She had a cradle, and I often spent an hour or more rocking her.
My thoughts would often rise and beat up like birds against the wind, and I persisted in using my lips and voice.
I have often been asked, "Do not people bore you?"
We came home in horse cars because it was Sunday and steam cars do not go often on Sunday.
I often think of the pleasant time we had all together in Boston last spring.
We think of you so, so often! and our hearts go out to you in tenderest sympathy; and you know better than this poor letter can tell you how happy we always are to have you with us!
When she is out walking she often stops suddenly, attracted by the odour of a bit of shrubbery.
Often, however, her sober ideas are not to be laughed at, for her earnestness carries her listeners with her.
She can make a great many combinations now, and often invents new ones herself.
Too often, I think, children are required to write before they have anything to say.
The philanthropist too often surrounds mankind with the remembrance of his own castoff griefs as an atmosphere, and calls it sympathy.
The penny-post is, commonly, an institution through which you seriously offer a man that penny for his thoughts which is so often safely offered in jest.
At dinner the prince usually spoke to the taciturn Michael Ivanovich more often than to anyone else.
A pleasant humming and whistling of bullets were often heard.
Often seeing the success she had with young and old men and women Pierre could not understand why he did not love her.
But, though she noticed it, she was herself in such high spirits at that moment, so far from sorrow, sadness, or self-reproach, that she purposely deceived herself as young people often do.
After that journey to Ryazan he found the country dull; his former pursuits no longer interested him, and often when sitting alone in his study he got up, went to the mirror, and gazed a long time at his own face.
Often, listening to the pilgrims' tales, she was so stimulated by their simple speech, mechanical to them but to her so full of deep meaning, that several times she was on the point of abandoning everything and running away from home.
Though she blamed herself for it, she could not refrain from grumbling at and worrying Sonya, often pulling her up without reason, addressing her stiffly as "my dear," and using the formal "you" instead of the intimate "thou" in speaking to her.
And with the decision and tenderness that often come at the moment of awakening, she embraced her friend, but noticing Sonya's look of embarrassment, her own face expressed confusion and suspicion.
That sincerity which often comes with waking showed her clearly what chiefly concerned her about her father's illness.
And as often happens with old people, Kutuzov began looking about absent-mindedly as if forgetting all he wanted to say or do.
But his brilliantly white, strong teeth which showed in two unbroken semicircles when he laughed--as he often did--were all sound and good, there was not a gray hair in his beard or on his head, and his whole body gave an impression of suppleness and especially of firmness and endurance.
The officer of the Horse Guards went to a general with whom Ermolov was often to be found.
Very often a wounded animal, hearing a rustle, rushes straight at the hunter's gun, runs forward and back again, and hastens its own end.
Its furry tail stood up firm and round as a plume, its bandy legs served it so well that it would often gracefully lift a hind leg and run very easily and quickly on three legs, as if disdaining to use all four.
He often fell asleep unexpectedly in the daytime, but at night, lying on his bed without undressing, he generally remained awake thinking.
Live entertainment is often scheduled to appear on the dining patio.
They were so synchronized and fluid that Carmen asked Alex if they danced often.
It was something she had been told often, but never expected to be asked.
Well, he has a home office and he goes there pretty often, but I can't figure out what he's doing.
We'll have to do this more often.
He was no more expressive around Mary than anyone else, but he often asked her opinion on things.
How often had he watched her sunbathing?
I've pondered the events of those few months so often and so deeply I know if I don't at least commit the experience to paper I'll never move forward.
Granted, what we accomplished was monumental, but coming across a similar situation and duplicating what we were able to do might not occur very often.
I used them a lot over the years, not always to the FBI liking which didn't help my career but I found they often work.
She gasped, recognizing it as the one he wore often, the heirloom passed down through his ancestors.
The armory was not the collection of a wealthy connoisseur; this was the personal armory of a man accustomed to killing often.
You finish your thoughts out loud pretty often.
The Buen was nearly full, but as the season crept toward the Fourth of July and the heart of summer, finding a dinner seat anywhere in Ouray would often require patience.
We made it look like he was drunk—which he often was.
Preparing food wasn't something human-Deidre did often.
No, only often enough to keep things interesting.
The sound was rough, as if he didn't laugh often.
There was little hibernation in the town often called the Switzerland of America.
As much and as often as Annie wrote, the letters and numbers must have almost become a second language to her.
I just wish it could happen more often.
More often than I care to admit.
He often does that when he's out of town even though he's always home before they get here.
He started changing his name as often as his shorts.
She had said that often enough.
In fact, his workday often began before he arrived at the clinic.
He had always been hot headed, but never mean like he often was now.
With a complexion like hers, he was often mistaken as her brother, a similarity they'd used in the past to keep people from finding out she was Damian's mate.
How often do your duties place you in danger?
It wasn't often that they had time to themselves.
The animals are used to seeing us, and the horses often graze with them, so I don't think we will have any problems with the safari animals or the natural wildlife.
She worked hard at taking care of her husband and children, yet how often had someone told her she was a good wife and mother - or even a nice person?
Does he bring you up here often?
He often did that.
It wasn't something she had often heard.
She had told him often enough that he was the best looking man she had ever seen.
She endeavoured unsuccessfully to eke out her irregularly paid allowance by those expedients to which reduced gentlewomen are driven - fancywork and painting fans and snuff-boxes; she lived in a garret and was often unable to allow herself the luxury of a fire.
It is by no means certain that he made the remark often attributed to him, "Let us enjoy the papacy since God has given it to us," but there is little doubt that he was by nature devoid of moral earnestness or deep religious feeling.
The forewings have at least a single longitudinal nervure - often two - reaching from base to tip of the wing.
Within the town the streets are often dark and narrow, and, apart from the cathedral and the hotel de ville, the architecture is of little interest.
This method in one shape or another has been often employed.
The potentials that have to be dealt with are often hundreds and sometimes thousands of volts, and insulation troubles are more serious than is generally appreciated.
Even on the quietest days irregular changes are always numerous and often large.
At Sodankyla rain or snowfall was often unaccompanied by change of sign in the potential.
The dialects differ very much in different parts of the island, so that those who speak one often cannot understand those who speak another, and use Italian as the medium of communication.
In the Barbargia the men have a white shirt, a black or red waistcoat and black or red coat, often with open sleeves; the cut and decorations of these vary considerably in the different districts.
A craftsman often adopted a son to learn the craft.
Physical characteristics differ widely; but as a whole the Italian is somewhat short of stature, with dark or black hair and eyes, often good looking.
In the province of Naples, Caserta, &c., the method of fallows is widely adopted, the ground often being left in this state for fifteen or twenty years; and in some parts of Sicily there is a regular interchange of fallow and crop year by year.
His position, indeed, often necessitated his presence at games and shows, but on these occasions he occupied himself either in reading, in being read to, or in writing notes.
The stairs had become narrower and Zeb and the Wizard often had to help Jim pull the buggy from one step to another, or keep it from jamming against the rocky walls.
They are still proud of their former Wizard, and often speak of you kindly.
The second methodology error that futurists often commit is the exact opposite of the first.
It often left them partially paralyzed, in wheelchairs or iron lungs (a term that's now all but forgotten and will likely send younger readers to Wikipedia).
In the future, massive new amounts of information will begin to resolve the debate, instead of just adding noise to it as too often occurs today.
They do this for a variety of reasons, not the least of which is that it often works.
Often everything in the room was arranged in object sentences.
I have often held in my hand a little model of the Plymouth Rock which a kind gentleman gave me at Pilgrim Hall, and I have fingered its curves, the split in the centre and the embossed figures "1620," and turned over in my mind all that I knew about the wonderful story of the Pilgrims.
When I was a little older I felt the need of some means of communication with those around me, and I began to make simple signs which my parents and friends readily understood; but it often happened that I was unable to express my thoughts intelligibly, and at such times I would give way to my angry feelings utterly....
As often happens in early youth, especially to one who leads a lonely life, he felt an unaccountable tenderness for this young man and made up his mind that they would be friends.
As often happens, the horses of a convoy wagon became restive at the end of the bridge, and the whole crowd had to wait.
And, in fact, Bilibin's witticisms were hawked about in the Viennese drawing rooms and often had an influence on matters considered important.
In that world, the handsome drunkard Number One of the second gun's crew was "uncle"; Tushin looked at him more often than at anyone else and took delight in his every movement.
The younger sisters also became affectionate to him, especially the youngest, the pretty one with the mole, who often made him feel confused by her smiles and her own confusion when meeting him.
When the little princess had grown accustomed to life at Bald Hills, she took a special fancy to Mademoiselle Bourienne, spent whole days with her, asked her to sleep in her room, and often talked with her about the old prince and criticized him.
She flushed, her beautiful eyes grew dim, red blotches came on her face, and it took on the unattractive martyrlike expression it so often wore, as she submitted herself to Mademoiselle Bourienne and Lise.
Mademoiselle Bourienne was often touched to tears as in imagination she told this story to him, her seducer.
Believe me in war the energy of young men often shows the way better than all the experience of old Cunctators.
Mademoiselle Bourienne, too, seemed passionately fond of the boy, and Princess Mary often deprived herself to give her friend the pleasure of dandling the little angel--as she called her nephew--and playing with him.
As often happens after long sleeplessness and long anxiety, he was seized by an unreasoning panic--it occurred to him that the child was dead.
Today he is cheerful and in good spirits, but that is the effect of your visit--he is not often like that.
His face twitched, as often happens to soldiers called before the ranks.
Often after collecting alms, and reckoning up twenty to thirty rubles received for the most part in promises from a dozen members, of whom half were as well able to pay as himself, Pierre remembered the masonic vow in which each Brother promised to devote all his belongings to his neighbor, and doubts on which he tried not to dwell arose in his soul.
Yes, you know between cousins intimacy often leads to love.
Often when all sitting together everyone kept silent.
Prince Andrew blushed, as he often did now--Natasha particularly liked it in him--and said that his son would not live with them.
He understands the matter so well that Daniel and I are often quite astounded, said Simon, well knowing what would please his master.
While they drove past the garden the shadows of the bare trees often fell across the road and hid the brilliant moonlight, but as soon as they were past the fence, the snowy plain bathed in moonlight and motionless spread out before them glittering like diamonds and dappled with bluish shadows.
Anna Mikhaylovna, who often visited the Karagins, while playing cards with the mother made careful inquiries as to Julie's dowry (she was to have two estates in Penza and the Nizhegorod forests).
I would not be silly and afraid of things, I would simply embrace him, cling to him, and make him look at me with those searching inquiring eyes with which he has so often looked at me, and then I would make him laugh as he used to laugh.
She vividly pictured herself as Prince Andrew's wife, and the scenes of happiness with him she had so often repeated in her imagination, and at the same time, aglow with excitement, recalled every detail of yesterday's interview with Anatole.
A fourth while seemingly overwhelmed with work would often come accidentally under the Emperor's eye.
But while Nicholas was considering these questions and still could reach no clear solution of what puzzled him so, the wheel of fortune in the service, as often happens, turned in his favor.
In the morning, when he went to call at Rostopchin's he met there a courier fresh from the army, an acquaintance of his own, who often danced at Moscow balls.
First he rings his bell fearlessly, but when he gets into a tight place he runs away as quietly as he can, and often thinking to escape runs straight into his opponent's arms.
Terenty, when he had helped him undress and wished him good night, often lingered with his master's boots in his hands and clothes over his arm, to see whether he would not start a talk.
The death, sufferings, and last days of Prince Andrew had often occupied Pierre's thoughts and now recurred to him with fresh vividness.
He glanced once at the companion's face, saw her attentive and kindly gaze fixed on him, and, as often happens when one is talking, felt somehow that this companion in the black dress was a good, kind, excellent creature who would not hinder his conversing freely with Princess Mary.
He often surprised those he met by his significantly happy looks and smiles which seemed to express a secret understanding between him and them.
She could not find fault with Sonya in any way and tried to be fond of her, but often felt ill-will toward her which she could not overcome.
As she listened to it she saw before her his smooth handsome forehead, his mustache, and his whole face, as she had so often seen it in the stillness of the night when he slept.
Now her face and body were often all that one saw, and her soul was not visible at all.
It very often happened that in a moment of irritation husband and wife would have a dispute, but long afterwards Pierre to his surprise and delight would find in his wife's ideas and actions the very thought against which she had argued, but divested of everything superfluous that in the excitement of the dispute he had added when expressing his opinion.
During that fortnight of anxiety Natasha resorted to the baby for comfort so often, and fussed over him so much, that she overfed him and he fell ill.
As soon as historians of different nationalities and tendencies begin to describe the same event, the replies they give immediately lose all meaning, for this force is understood by them all not only differently but often in quite contradictory ways.
On the other hand, even if we admitted that words could be the cause of events, history shows that the expression of the will of historical personages does not in most cases produce any effect, that is to say, their commands are often not executed, and sometimes the very opposite of what they order occurs.
An officer still less often acts directly himself, but commands still more frequently.
Our conception of the degree of freedom often varies according to differences in the point of view from which we regard the event, but every human action appears to us as a certain combination of freedom and inevitability.
These are often available at a lower price than you would have to pay even at a fast food establishment.
He never allowed anyone but Sarah to see that side of him, and she often felt sorry for his inability to let the rest of the world in.
He often thought, If Beethoven or Chopin had centuries to compose music, imagine the treasures we would have.
Beauties like Gams don't come around very often.
I'm sure you don't have to deal with rejection very often.
Jackson often joked that the day would come when she would spend more on a pair of shoes than he did on a car.
Good. Maybe you won't do it too often.
She lifted her lips to his ear, and through tears, whispered, "Promise you'll play for me often."
When she finished, he stood, held her and repeated her words softly, "Promise you'll sing for me often."
He asked her to sing them often.
It was obvious he was used to running things, but his help often became an attempt to take over the barn.
The man in her dreams often started out as Josh, but always ended up being Alex.
And I haven't shown up on your doorstep so often because I want you out of my hair.
Years from now, when he was comfortably ensconced in his Ouray, Colorado bed and breakfast, he'd often look back on this day as the turning point in his life, but for now it was only the start of yet another five work days.
How often was Byrne out of the office?
Even though some of the destinations might have been more efficiently visited by plane, Byrne always took a company car, often resulting in very long workdays.
Unfortunately, his efforts were all too often thwarted by a sympathetic judge or a system that could not find jail space for the numbers of criminals brought before it.
Often it's a judgment thing—the court weighs all the facts and makes a determination.
I'm used to planes being late more often than on time.
Dean often wondered to himself why their romantic attraction to one another never grew to something permanent.
He wasn't in Scranton very often and the papers would pile up.
Or because you and I went there so often.
We didn't go there that often.
Often they made fun of them.
People would wonder how often she had slept here.
The area he was watching was where she often saw deer in the early morning hours.
She lay back on the bed, imagining the wedding as she had done so often before.
She cried so often that when she finally went to bed, she was exhausted.
As an only child growing up with aging parents and no relatives, life had often been lonely.
Did people often respond that way to Rob?
Regardless, Clarissa's sugar coated barbs hit their mark all too often.
They don't come out into the water very often when people are swimming.
How often did these storms strike?
His mother spoke of a rich woman often, one who sent her on errands when his mother was not wanted at the whorehouse where she made what living was afforded a poor woman beyond the marriage age.
With his extra sensitive senses, he often found himself lost in the feel or scent of things.
He wears it often.
She was a horrible liar, uncertain enough in her attempts that he assessed she didn't do it often.
In common with the okapi, giraffes have skin-covered horns on the head, but in these animals, which form the genus Giraffa, these appendages are present in both sexes; and there is often an unpaired one in advance of the pair on the forehead.
In size the male African elephant often surpasses the Asiatic species, reaching nearly 12 ft.
Landolt and others, made it at first appear that the change in weight, if there is any, consequent on a chemical change can rarely exceed one-millionth of the weight of the reacting substances, and that it must often be much less.
One section of the law expresses the fact that the weights of two substances, not necessarily elements, that are equivalent in one reaction, are often found to be equivalent in a number of other reactions.
On account of this difficulty, the atomic weights published by Dalton, and the more accurate ones of Berzelius, were not always identical with the values now accepted, but were often simple multiples or submultiples of these.
He was no follower of their ideas, indeed often opposed to them; but he derived from Bacon an increasing stimulus towards the investigation of certain great problems of history and philosophy, while Grotius proved valuable in his study of philosophic jurisprudence.
Vico has been generally described as a solitary soul, out of harmony with the spirit of his time and often directly opposed to it.
The names of leading legislators, which we so often find recorded in the history of primitive peoples, are symbols and myths, merely serving to mark an historic period or epoch by some definite and personal denomination.
It would have been well if Kossuth had had something more of Gdrgei's calculated ruthlessness, for, as has been truly said, the revolutionary power he had seized could only be held by revolutionary means; but he was by nature soft-hearted and always merciful; though often audacious, he lacked decision in dealing with men.
They upheld the cause of the people against the moneyed interests, but the charge was often brought that they appealed to the baser passions.
Though votes were often cast for ten names, there were but two real candidates before the convention, Grant and Blaine.
Cold dry winds, often of great violence, occur in the Rhone valley (the Mistral), in Istria, and Dalmatia (the Bora), and in the western Caucasus.
Elsewhere local surface currents are developed, either drifts due to the direct action of the winds, or streams produced by wind action heaping water up against the land; but these nowhere rise to the dignity of a distinct current system, although they are often sufficient to obliterate the feeble tidal action characteristic of the Mediterranean.
Frazer formerly held Virbius to be a wood and tree spirit, to whom horses, in which form tree spirits were often represented, were offered in sacrifice.
In her self-revelations she followed Rousseau, her first master in style, but while Rousseau in his Confessions darkened all the shadows, George Sand is the heroine of her story, often frail and faulty, but always a woman more sinned against than sinning.
The name "firefly" is often applied also to luminous beetles of the family Lampyridae, to which the well-known glow-worm belongs.
In particular the remarkable frontier lines which bounded the Roman provinces of Upper (southern) Germany and Raetia, and which at their greatest development stretched from near Bonn on the Rhine to near Regensburg on the Danube, are often called the Limes Germanicus.
The beds made partly of old mushroom-bed dung often contain sufficient spawn to yield a crop, without the introduction of brick or cake spawn, but it is advisable to spawn them in the regular way.
In the Armenian and Coptic rites the vestment is often elaborately embroidered; in the other rites the only ornament is a cross high in the middle of the back, save in the case of bishops of the Orthodox Church, whose sticharia are ornamented with two vertical red stripes (7rorayof, " rivers").
He then abandoned himself to pleasure; he often visited London, and became an intimate friend of the prince of Wales (afterwards George IV.); he brought to Paris the "anglo-mania," as it was called, and made jockeys as fashionable as they were in England.
In English churches these stairs generally run up in a small turret in the wall at the west end of the chancel; often this also leads out on to the roof.
On the continent of Europe they often lead out of the interior of the church and are enclosed with tracery, as at Rouen or Strassburg.
The general construction of wooden screens is close panelling beneath, on which stands screen-work composed of slender turned balusters or regular wooden mullions, supporting tracery more or less rich with cornices, crestings, &c., and often painted in brilliant colours and gilded.
The lower districts are hot and often unhealthy in the summer, while the climate of the mountainous portion of the island is less oppressive, and would be still cooler if it possessed more forest.
But of course the 3 In actual life the Sabbath was often far from being the burden which the Rabbinical enactments would have led us to expect.
In all the upland valleys of the Abruzzi snow begins to fall early in November, and heavy storms occur often as late as May; whole communities are shut out for months from any intercourse with their neighbours, and some villages are so long buried in snow that regular passages are made between the different houses for the sake of communication among the inhabitants.
The population of the town itself is distinguished from that of its commune, which often includes a considerable portion of the surrounding country.
Large landlords are usually represented by ministri, or factors, who direct agricultural operations and manage the estates, but the estate is often let to a middleman, or mercante di campagna.
The finest glass is made in Tuscany and Venetia; Venetian glass is often colored and of artistic form.
I had a French grammar in raised print, and as I already knew some French, I often amused myself by composing in my head short exercises, using the new words as I came across them, and ignoring rules and other technicalities as much as possible.
He taught me Latin grammar principally; but he often helped me in arithmetic, which I found as troublesome as it was uninteresting.
He was always gentle and forbearing, no matter how dull I might be, and believe me, my stupidity would often have exhausted the patience of Job.
The words rush through my hand like hounds in pursuit of a hare which they often miss.
It happens too often that your trumpet call is unheeded.
But, with all my love for Shakespeare, it is often weary work to read all the meanings into his lines which critics and commentators have given them.
I had often read the story, but I had never felt the charm of Rip's slow, quaint, kind ways as I did in the play.
Often when I dream, thoughts pass through my mind like cowled shadows, silent and remote, and disappear.
Often the poor man is not so cold and hungry as he is dirty and ragged and gross.
Nay, I often did better than this.
To do things "railroad fashion" is now the byword; and it is worth the while to be warned so often and so sincerely by any power to get off its track.
Often in a snow-storm, even by day, one will come out upon a well-known road and yet find it impossible to tell which way leads to the village.
A walk through the woods thither was often my recreation.
I had often since seen its crumpled red velvety blossom supported by the stems of other plants without knowing it to be the same.
In previous years I had often gone prospecting over some bare hillside, where a pitch pine wood had formerly stood, and got out the fat pine roots.
In some places, within my own remembrance, the pines would scrape both sides of a chaise at once, and women and children who were compelled to go this way to Lincoln alone and on foot did it with fear, and often ran a good part of the distance.
When I crossed Flint's Pond, after it was covered with snow, though I had often paddled about and skated over it, it was so unexpectedly wide and so strange that I could think of nothing but Baffin's Bay.
I have noticed that a portion of Walden which in the state of water was green will often, when frozen, appear from the same point of view blue.
The town's poor seem to me often to live the most independent lives of any.
We are often reminded that if there were bestowed on us the wealth of Croesus, our aims must still be the same, and our means essentially the same.
Often, in the repose of my mid-day, there reaches my ears a confused tintinnabulum from without.
At first while they were still moving along the Kaluga road, Napoleon's armies made their presence known, but later when they reached the Smolensk road they ran holding the clapper of their bell tight--and often thinking they were escaping ran right into the Russians.
Seafood is caught in the morning and shipped or flown to the restaurants, often on the same day.
The meat and spices vary widely by region but often use beef, lamb, dill or oregano.
For options that comprise of an array of dishes that often make up a meal, media raciones are available.
Whether you want a snack with a cocktail or to sit down to a luxurious meal, the retaaurant's options are always delicious and often entertaining.
The costume of the women is different (often entirely so) in each village or district.
The houses are often of one storey only.
The mountain streams often contain small but good trout.
The trains are few and the speed on all these lines is moderate, but the gradients are often very heavy.
There is daily steam communication (often interrupted in bad weather) with Civitavecchia from Golfo degli Aranci (the mail route), and weekly steamers run from Cagliari to Naples, Genoa (via the east coast of the island), Palermo and Tunis, and from Porto Torres to Genoa (calling at Bastia in Corsica and Leghorn) and Leghorn direct.
A third chamber above the second does not often occur.
Thus, there may be a platform round the nuraghe, generally with two, three or four bastions, each often containing a chamber; or the main nuraghe may have additional chambers added to it.
The first consists of cutting up the various fabrics and materials employed into shapes suitable for forming the leaves, petals, &c.; this may be done by scissors, but more often stamps are employed which will cut through a dozen or more thicknesses at one blow.
It was for some while the frontier of the Roman territory and was often in the hands of Veii.
In the Spanish plains, however, the young are often produced in nests built in trees, or among tall bamboos in FIG.
If the king were a minor, the mayor of the palace supervised his education in the capacity of guardian (nutricius), and often also occupied himself with affairs of state.
He took part in the nomination of the counts and dukes; in the king's absence he presided over the royal tribunal; and he often commanded the armies.
When the guest parted from his host he was often presented with gifts (EEvta), and sometimes a die (avr pay aXos) was broken between them.
There is no proof that any direct emolument was ever attached to the office, while the expense and trouble entailed by it must often have been very great.
Maps of the 16th and 17th centuries often show Cambaluc in an imaginary region to the north of China, a part of the misconception that has prevailed regarding Cathay.
The name is often in popular literature written Cambalu, and is by Longfellow accented in verse Cambeilic. But this spelling originates in an accidental error in Ramusio's Italian version, which was the chief channel through which Marco Polo's book was popularly known.
But with all these often opposed conditions, we find less variation than might be expected, the main and really important divergence being due to the necessity of transposition, which added a very high pitch to the primarily convenient low one.
The term tertia minore, or inferiore, is used by Praetorius to describe a low pitch, often preferred in England and the Netherlands, in Italy and in some parts of Germany.
But he is always ingenious, often witty, and nobody has carried farther than he the harmony of diction, sometimes marred by an affectation of symmetry and an excessive use of antithesis.
Two encyclopaedic treatises, dealing with philosophy, are often mentioned.
The fact that the kings were often absent from England, and that the justiciarship was held by great nobles or churchmen, made this office of an importance which at times threatened to overshadow that of the Crown.
A single case of homicide often leads to a series of similar crimes or to protracted warfare between neighbouring families and communities; the murderer, as a rule, takes refuge in the mountains from the avenger of blood, or remains for years shut up in his house.
Notwithstanding their complete subjection, women are treated with a certain respect, and are often employed as intermediaries in the settlement of feuds; a woman may traverse a hostile district without fear of injury, and her bessa will protect the traveller or the stranger.
The priests of the Greek Church, on whom the rural population depend for instruction, are often deplorably ignorant.
June is often wet, but most favourable for the springing crops; July and August are warm, but, excepting two or three days at a time, not uncomfortably so; while the autumn weeks of late August and September are very pleasant.
With closed stoves much less heat is wasted, and consequ;ntly less fuel is burned, than with open grates, but they often cause an unpleasant sensation of dryness in the air, and the products of combustion also escape to some extent, rendering this method of heating not only unpleasant but sometimes even dangerous.
The tank is placed above the level of the topmost draw off, and often in a cupboard which it will warm sufficiently to permit of its being used as a linen airing closet.
It must be conceded as no small merit in Lydgate that, in an age of experiment he should have succeeded so often in hitting the right word.
It is propagated by offsets, which are often planted in September or October, but the principal crop should not be got in earlier than February or the beginning of March.
One is struck by the unanimity with which, working individually and often in lands far apart, Church.
During the reign of Edward, the title of superintendent was often adopted instead of bishop, and it will be recollected that John Knox was an honoured worker in England with the title of superintendent during this reign.
The Phddon was an immediate success, and besides being often reprinted in German was speedily translated into nearly all the European languages, including English.
The timid viscacha (Lagostomus trichodactylus), living in colonies, often with the burrowing owl, and digging deep under ground like the American prairie dog, was almost the only quadruped to be seen upon these immense open plains.
The presidential election of 1874 resolved itself, as so often before, into a struggle between the provincials and the poytenos (Buenos Aires).
To the north as far as the rocky point of St Gildas, sheltering the mouth of the Loire, the shore, often occupied by salt marshes (marshes of Poitou and Brittany), is low-lying and hollowed by deep bays sheltered by large islands, those of Olron and Re lying opposite the ports of Rochefort and La Rochelle, while Noirmoutier closes the Bay of Bourgneuf.
All these affluents are on the right, and with the exception of the Arige, which descends from the eastern Pyrcnees, rise in the mountaitis of Auvergne and the southern Cvennes, their sources often lying close to those of the rivers of the Loire and Rhone basins.
Before I790 France was divided into thirty-three great and seven small military governments, often called provinces, which are, however, to be distinguished from the provinces formed under the feudal system.
Subdivisions may be, and often are, named according to the particular duties to which they are assigned, as la police politique, police des mceurs, police sanitaire, &c. The officers of the judicial police comprise the juge de paix (equivalent to the English police magistrate), the maire, the commissaire de police, the gendarmerie and, in rural districts, the gardes champtres and the gardes forestiers.
In the midst of Charles's debauched and licentious court, she lived neglected and retired, often deprived of her due allowance, having no ambitions and taking no part in English politics, but keeping up rather her interest in her native country.
For convenience the judge often sits at the royal courts of justice.
The climate of Caracas is often described as that of perpetual spring.
The pouch is often absent, and may open backwards.
The typical members of the group are the cuscuses (Phalanger), ranging from the Moluccas and Celebes to New Guinea, in which the males are often different in colour from the females.
The fact that parliament continued to meet fairly often so long as Morton lived, and was only summoned once by Henry VII.
The winds are liable to little variation; they blow from the west, often with great violence, for nine months in the year, and at other times from the north; and they moderate the summer heats, which are chiefly felt during the months of July and August, when the hot winds blow from the coast of Anatolia.
The difference in level between the outcrop of the assumed eastern intake and of the wells is often so small, in comparison with their distance apart, that the friction would completely sop up the whole of the available hydrostatic head.