You’d be surprised how infrequently I get something I truly want."
Kiera Cass -- The Elite
Gradually, their visits became shorter and more infrequent.
Nicholas Sparks -- The Choice
Rabid wolves sometimes walk blindly into speeding automobiles and trains; they have come stumbling in among entire teams of Huskies and have been torn to pieces as a result; and not infrequently they have wandered into village streets and have even entered tents or houses occupied by men.
Farley Mowat -- Never Cry Wolf
But the other street children made me unspeakably nervous, so I visited infrequently, only when I was in desperate need of help, or when I had something to share.
Patrick Rothfuss -- The Name of the Wind
I can’t help but notice, too, that beyond the expansive parking lot to my right, there sits the bulbous, tri-domed structure of the Ebbington Center Mall, its stucco facade stained dark along the top in large, creeping patches, the spindly trees infrequent in the mulched-bark landscaping, the whole thing looking weathered and faintly marine, floating in its blacktop sea.
Chang-rae Lee -- A Gesture Life
Father knew nothing of the curse and saw me too infrequently to issue many commands.
Gail Carson Levine -- Ella Enchanted
They called infrequently and, eventually, stopped communicating altogether.
Joshua Davis -- Spare Parts
For me it was a paralyzingly awkward moment, one that appears now and then throughout life, though with merciful infrequency.
William Styron -- Sophie’s Choice
I wondered whether this was Jamie’s idea of marriage; separate lives, joining only infrequently for the breeding of children.
Diana Gabaldon -- Outlander
It seemed that he had only infrequently attended school, and those of the very poorest sort; out in the desolate places where his dad worked, often there were no schools for him to go to.
Donna Tartt -- The Goldfinch
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I thought of her infrequently.
Khaled Hosseini -- And The Mountains Echoed
She hardly ever came out of it, though customer visits were infrequent.
Cassandra Clare -- City of Bones
He always did, and losses were infrequent now.
Nicholas Sparks -- The Notebook
He spent the entire morning observing the infrequent comings and goings in the street.
Paulo Coelho -- The Alchemist
The big infrequent drops of rain lanced down and splashed on the road, and as the truck moved along, the drops became smaller and closer.
John Steinbeck -- The Grapes of Wrath
Now that they had a secure hiding-place, almost a home, it did not even seem a hardship that they could only meet infrequently and for a couple of hours at a time.
George Orwell -- 1984
Not infrequently is health itself destroyed by over-stimulating the mind.
Malcolm Gladwell -- Outliers
Those big blue eyes and the luminous, infrequent smiles reminded her of someone she couldn’t name.
Jane Yolen -- The Devils Arithmetic
The Hound of the Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Chapter 1 Mr. Sherlock Holmes Mr. Sherlock Holmes, who was usually very late in the mornings, save upon those not infrequent occasions when he was up all night, was seated at the breakfast table.
Arthur Conan Doyle -- The Hound of the Baskervilles
Jacques and I saw each other only very infrequently, and always in the most secret of settings… under the protection of the Priory.
Dan Brown -- The Da Vinci Code
Hasina had told Laila, in one of her infrequent serious moments, that it had already been decided that she would marry a first cousin who was twenty years older than her and owned an auto shop in Lahore.
Khaled Hosseini -- A Thousand Splendid Suns
Here, indeed, in the sable simplicity that generally characterised the Puritanic modes of dress, there might be an infrequent call for the finer productions of her handiwork.
Nathaniel Hawthorne -- The Scarlet Letter
They were insignificant; still, in a district where laurels were infrequent, they might shine.
Stephen Crane -- The Red Badge of Courage
The gentle Anne makes infrequent appearances, and she’s not about to let herself be shoved out the door so soon after she’s arrived.
Anne Frank -- The Diary of a Young Girl
Then the wife who had been so charming and ready to smile changed into a silent shadow that played infrequently along the walls.
Maya Angelou -- I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
The men rode and ran by turn, and the dogs were kept on the jump, with but infrequent stoppages.
Jack London -- The Call of the Wild
Rosalind and I met infrequently and very discreetly.
John Wyndham -- The Chrysalids
My naked feet touched the ground so infrequently now it felt more like flying than running.
Stephenie Meyer -- Breaking Dawn
Lewis had forgotten there even was a television in that room, it was so infrequently used.
Jodi Picoult -- Nineteen Minutes
Not infrequently during their visits, Franz recalls, McCandless’s face would darken with anger and he’d fulminate about his parents or politicians or the endemic idiocy of mainstream American life.
Jon Krakauer -- Into the Wild
He could hear the thoughts of people and animals-and communicate with them in that manner if he chose to-but it was something he had done infrequently except with Saphira.
Christopher Paolini -- Eragon
They had met before, on infrequent occasions, and she found it strange to see Dagny Taggart wearing an evening gown.
Ayn Rand -- Atlas Shrugged
The reflection of the flames, still infrequent, glowed here and there in the sky.
Wladyslaw Szpilman -- The Pianist
During the winter months there was no stage between Starkfield and Bettsbridge, and the trains which stopped at Corbury Flats were slow and infrequent.
Edith Wharton -- Ethan Frome
Late in the winter of my seventeenth year, my mother decided I was depressed, presumably because I rarely left the house, spent quite a lot of time in bed, read the same book over and over, ate infrequently, and devoted quite a bit of my abundant free time to thinking about death.
John Green -- The Fault in Our Stars
 Such criminals were not infrequently punished by being set, head downwards, in a hole in which they were buried alive.
Dante Alighieri -- Dante’s Inferno
But not infrequently his business clients would drag in private problems that had a tendency to create unwelcome turmoil.
Stieg Larsson -- The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
That they’d been dating regularly for the past month or two amazed him, even if their relationship was limited mostly to infrequent meetings like this one.
Cassandra Clare -- City of Fallen Angels
The informer, Floyd Wells, might easily have invented his story; such tale-telling was not infrequently undertaken by prisoners who hoped to win favor or attract official notice.
Truman Capote -- In Cold Blood
It was very dark indeed in the wood, for the lightning was now becoming infrequent, and the hail, which was pouring down in a torrent, fell in columns through the gaps in the heavy foliage.
H.G. Wells -- The War of the Worlds
His furtive, infrequent urges drew him to the young, slim, full-bosomed, brainless girls—the giggling little waitresses, the lisping manicurists, the less efficient stenographers, the kind who wore pink or orchid dresses and little hats on the back of their heads with gobs of blond curls in front.
Ayn Rand -- The Fountainhead
With their greater infrequency the sounds increased in strength and sharpness.
Ambrose Bierce -- An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge
He moved on, aimlessly, and in a little while the houses thinned, and the passers-by were infrequent.
Mark Twain -- The Prince and The Pauper
Obasan keeps his infrequent letters in her jewel box.
Joy Kogawa -- Obasan
Rosemary listened, caught sharply by the rich clipped voice in infrequent speech: "The poor man," Nicole exclaimed.
F. Scott Fitzgerald -- Tender is the Night
In my head, I went through the conversation again…… Renee and I ambled along the sidewalk, trying to stay in the range of the infrequent palm tree shadows.
Stephenie Meyer -- Eclipse
He rode the trains very infrequently, for there was a growing anger against tramps, based on the angry violence of the I.W.W. and aggravated by the fierce reprisals against them.
John Steinbeck -- East of Eden
It was fortunate for his work during the winter that those moments of ecstasy came infrequently.
F. Scott Fitzgerald -- Winter Dreams
She had tried to seduce the good priest who heard her infrequent confessions because she felt sorry for him.
Betty Smith -- A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
The truth was, Keith didn’t want full custody any more than she wanted him to have it, and over the years, they’d worked out an unspoken solution: Keith would have Ben as infrequently as possible, but enough to keep Gramps happy.