the comings and goings

the comings and goings

the movements of people arriving at places and leaving places One of our neighbours is always at her window watching the comings and goings of everyone in the street.
See also: and, coming, going
References in classic literature ?
Jennings for two or three days; she was a great wonderer, as every one must be who takes a very lively interest in all the comings and goings of all their acquaintance.
The comings and goings of David are unnoticed by perambulators, which lie in wait for the advent of Porthos.
The comings and goings of people in hurry and dread, controlled by the little metal moving hands of a clock, always made him sad.
She passed through the midst of us without our knowing it, for who can see the comings and goings of a god, if the god does not wish to be seen?