Then, in the intermittent darknesses, I saw the moon spinning swiftly through her quarters from new to full, and had a faint glimpse of the circling stars.
There is, however, a tendency to draw an unreal distinction between the former three dimensions and the latter, because it happens that our consciousness moves intermittently in one direction along the latter from the beginning to the end of our lives.’
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During the day it was never far from her immediate consciousness, intermittently returning at unsuspected moments, whispering and taunting her.
Harper Lee -- Go Set a Watchman
They sat on a low hill, two salads between them, the sun making intermittent, appearances behind slow-moving clouds.