Ever and anon they would sell a yard of lace, a ribbon, a trinket, a pack of thread.
Be rather in the trumpet's mouth,–anon Among the winds at large–that all may hearken!
anon his brow cleared, and a fixed purpose glittered in his eyes.
anon she dreams of going into a nunnery,—“to pine away and die.”
This document is so important that I must return to it anon.
His eyes had a far-away look in them, and ever and anon he sighed.
anon a more silent whispering surrounded him, without being able to behold any creature save the old German.
This is now superseded by the cyanide bottle, of which anon.
anon La Beale Isoud came unto him, and either saluted other; then she asked him of whence that he was.
Ever and anon the light from his cigar gave a touch of colour to his face.
late Old English anon, earlier on an, literally "into one," thus "continuously; straightway (in one course), at once;" see one. By gradual misuse, "soon, in a little while" (1520s). A one-word etymological lesson in the enduring power of procrastination.
An abbreviation for anonymous, used to indicate unknown or unacknowledged authorship. Without the period, anon means “at another time” or “again.”