Recent Examples on the Web: AdverbThe red oak leaves were staying put, by and by, of course.
Bob Timmons, Star Tribune, 16 Oct. 2020 The previous GoT prequel project starring Naomi Watts, by and by, shot a pilot in Northern Ireland before HBO decided not to move forward with that one.
James Hibberd, EW.com, 14 Oct. 2020 But by and by he allows himself to be coaxed into the fold.
Michael Friedrich, The New Republic, 24 May 2018 Robert Frost would not gaze off into the snowy world, telling this tale with a sigh, by and by, not yet.
Mary O’connell , Longreads, 18 Sep. 2017
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