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This went on for about five minutes intermittently, as I dealt with other officers inquiring about my job and ID.Egypt’s Government Thugs Beat Me Up at the Rabaa Sit-In|Mike Giglio|August 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Self-immolation has been around for centuries, having been intermittently practiced by protesting monks in the East.Tibet, Persecution, and Marital Shame: Why People Burn Themselves to Death|Kent Sepkowitz|December 12, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Since the spring of 2010, the financial world has been intermittently paralyzed by euro fear.Mario Draghi May Become the Man Who Saved Europe—and the World|Zachary Karabell|September 7, 2012|DAILY BEAST
He usually works on building sites but has found jobs only intermittently since last year.
As Osborne spoke, Roubini sat and listened, intermittently nodding his head and crossing and uncrossing his arms across his chest.
Firing back and forth between defenders and besiegers went on intermittently.Local Color|Irvin S. Cobb
During the whole of that night I was only intermittently conscious of what was going on around me.Wounded and a Prisoner of War|Malcolm V. (Malcolm Vivian) Hay
It was the famous hall in which heads of City Companies and ruling sovereigns are intermittently entertained.The Burglars' Club|Henry A. Hering
Others again have been only intermittently in eruption, with intervals of centuries between their periods of activity.
He stood beside her, the southern glow and life of which it was intermittently capable once more lighting up the strange face.Robert Elsmere|Mrs. Humphry Ward