Definition of Now and then

1. Adverb. Now and then or here and there. "As we drove along, the beautiful scenery now and then attracted his attention"




Definition of Now and then

1. Adverb. (idiomatic) sometimes; occasionally; intermittently ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Now And Then

novities
novitious
novity
novobiocic acid synthetase
novobiocin
novobiocins
novocaine
novocaines
novum
novums
now
now, now
now-a-days
now a days
now and again
now and then (current term)
now hear this
now now
now or never
now that
now wife
now you're cooking
now you're talking
now you mention it
nowackiite
nowadays
noway
noways
nowcast
nowcasting

Literary usage of Now and then

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Paradise Lost by John Milton, Egerton Brydges (1851)
"... But fitfully the flame within me burn'd : Yet now and then a spirit to mine ear Came ; and thus said, ..."

2. The Poetical Works of John Dryden by John Dryden (1909)
"With downcast looks the joyless victor sate, Revolving in his alter'd soul The various turns of chance below; And, now and then, a sigh he stole; ..."

3. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"There were to be many Inter wars between the two kingdoms, and for a while the old claims of England were always remembered and were now and then asserted. ..."

4. Daniel Deronda by George Eliot (1876)
"16mo, Cloth 2 25 Now and Then 12mo 1 25 WARD'S Chatsworth 50 De Vere 12mo 1 50 WEALTH and Worth 18mo, Cloth 75 WHAT'S to be Done ? ..."

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