Ever and anon


Also found in: Idioms.
now and then; frequently; often.
- Chaucer.
now and then; often. See under Anon.

See also: Anon, Ever

References in classic literature ?
She saw the door open into the other room; saw the supper-table, with its snowy cloth; heard the dreamy murmur of the singing tea-kettle; saw Ruth tripping backward and forward, with plates of cake and saucers of preserves, and ever and anon stopping to put a cake into Harry's hand, or pat his head, or twine his long curls round her snowy fingers.