ever and again

ever and again

antiquated From time to time; occasionally; now and then. Ever and again, I find something on television worth watching, but mostly I prefer to read.
See also: again, and, ever

ever and again

Now and then, occasionally. For example, We visit her ever and again. This phrase has largely replaced the earlier ever and anon, dating from the late 1500s, but is less common than every now and then. [Late 1800s]
See also: again, and, ever
References in classic literature ?
He had perceived some movement perhaps; but at any rate he stood, and ever and again slashed at the fallen body.
The two Germans at the machine heard his voice going ever and again amidst the clamour of the waters.
Ever and again, to pass the time, he would cover one or other of them with his gun.