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few and far between


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  • adj. Rare and scarce.


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  • Houses were few and far between beyond the village, surrounded on all sides by treeless, mountainy bog.


  • Court ceremonies have been few and far between during the last ten or twelve years at Vienna owing to the circumstance that the imperial family have been almost uninterruptedly in mourning, consequent upon the successive deaths of Crown Prince Rudolph, Archduke Charles-Louis and Empress Elizabeth, in addition to a number of less important members of the imperial family.

    The Secret Memoirs of the Courts of Europe

  • However, he had learned how few and far between female heirs to properties were; when Jimmy Strong went on to say that the only daughter had a nice little cash sum of her own and many doting brothers, he decided to carry on as planned.

    The Thorn Birds


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