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He held it, but it was without pressure; without recognizance of the delight with which he once grasped it.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
The moon seemed to smile on him; the aurora appeared to dance with unwonted vigour, as if in glee; the very stars winked at him!
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
In pursuing his alchemical researches, he discovered Prussian blue, and the animal oil which bears his name.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
When his lordship retired early, as was his custom, the other men adjourned once more to the billiard-room.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
As Spain, however, has fallen from the high place she once held, her colonial system has also gone down.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
Each picture bore a label, giving a true description of the once-honoured gem.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Now-a-days it is the bankrupt who flouts, and his too confiding creditors who are jeered and laughed at.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
And once more, she found herself desiring to be like Janet--not only in appearance, but in soft manner and tone.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
The women at once rose and began to shake out their draperies and relax their muscles.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Mary is fair as the morning dew— Cheeks of roses and ribbons of blue!
BOYS AND GIRLS BOOKSHELF; A PRACTICAL PLAN OF CHARACTER BUILDING, VOLUME I (OF 17)VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO ONCE IN A BLUE MOON

  • at intervals
  • at times
  • consistently
  • constantly
  • ever and again
  • every so often
  • frequently
  • from time to time
  • here and there
  • intermittently
  • now and again
  • now and then
  • occasionally
  • off and on
  • on occasion
  • once in a blue moon
  • once in a while
  • periodically
  • recurrently
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