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even Homer (sometimes) nods

Even the best creators of fiction sometimes commit errors. An allusion to the Greek poet Homer, whose epic poems contain several apparent errors in continuity. The film is without a doubt the filmmaker's masterpiece, despite a minor plot hole in the third act; even Homer nods, after all.
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References in classic literature ?
When alone she sometimes picked it up and kissed the cold glass passionately.
Villages were sometimes burned, and the inhabitants slaughtered, within a day's ride of Boston.
In this condition the Tutao sometimes remains for years, and even is thought to improve by age.
He was restless, fearless, but of impetuous and sometimes ungovernable temper.
The only drawback I experience is when Americans sometimes express surprise that I should be travelling round alone; so you see it doesn't come from Europeans.
He answered, Nero could touch and tune the harp well; but in government, sometimes he used to wind the pins too high, sometimes to let them down too low.
Sometimes Wharton would sit back with a laugh and say:
Sometimes he joined in a conversation which interested him and, regardless of whether any "gentlemen of the embassy" were present or not, lispingly expressed his views, which were sometimes not at all in accord with the accepted tone of the moment.
He looked at her sometimes as if she must know that they were waiting together, and being drawn on together, without being able to offer any resistance.
Sometimes when there was a great rain, and the stream came out of its banks, compelling him to urge his terrified flock to the uplands, he interceded for the people in the cities which he had been told lay in the plain beyond the two blue hills forming the gateway of his valley.
Sometimes I visited them behind the bars and said good-bye ere they journeyed across the bay to put on the felon's stripes.
There is much hair, and it is brown, also sometimes it is like gold in the firelight, when she turn her head, so, and flashes come from it like golden fire.
As a rule, there is not more than one short sentence for a year, sometimes not even that, but merely a date.
Hooker, the Nelumbium luteum) in a heron's stomach; although I do not know the fact, yet analogy makes me believe that a heron flying to another pond and getting a hearty meal of fish, would probably reject from its stomach a pellet containing the seeds of the Nelumbium undigested; or the seeds might be dropped by the bird whilst feeding its young, in the same way as fish are known sometimes to be dropped.
In England the folk-plays, throughout the Middle Ages and in remote spots down almost to the present time, sometimes took the form of energetic dances (Morris dances, they came to be called, through confusion with Moorish performances of the same general nature).