archaic Occasionally: ever and anon the stillness is rent by the scream of a gibbon
From Shakespeare's Love's Labour's Lost ( v. ii. 101)
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- The government continues ever and anon, as slow as snail.
- Meantime, Fedellah was calmly eyeing the right whale's head, and ever and anon glancing from the deep wrinkles there to the lines in his own hand.
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