once and again


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once and again

Only a few times. A: "Have you ever been to Chinatown in New York?" B: "Once and again; not enough to really get to know the place."
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Then he stole across the tiny meadow, pausing once and again to listen, and faded away out of the canyon like a wraith, soft-footed and without sound.