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Usage examples for seldom

  1. Sentence for life, in that country, means about fifteen years, and seldom do they serve that length of time. – Where Strongest Tide Winds Blew by Robert McReynolds
  2. It is seldom we are more than eight or ten miles out of the way, and for them we keep a look- out. – Jack Tier or The Florida Reef by James Fenimore Cooper
  3. " Oh, indeed, 'proper marriages' seldom come off. – The Maid of Maiden Lane by Amelia E. Barr
  4. It is true that she seldom had the chance. – Concerning Sally by William John Hopkins
  5. Very seldom, though there's one fellow playing a game with Central. – You Too Can Be A Millionaire by Noel Miller Loomis
  6. I take her for granted; I seldom see her- she has never passed a night in our house! – The Letters of William James, Vol. II by William James
  7. It was curious how seldom she said Major Staines. – The Dark Tower by Phyllis Bottome
  8. Seldom moving, seldomer speaking; she suffered and waited. – The Emancipated by George Gissing
  9. But I have seldom seen her laugh, and when she has done so now and then, it has usually been at me. – Gryll Grange by Thomas Love Peacock Commentator: George Saintsbury
  10. Already she seldom talks of me. – A Village Ophelia and Other Stories by Anne Reeve Aldrich
  11. There was another which Farmer Green seldom visited, because it lay beyond the mountain and was a long distance from his house. – The Tale of Brownie Beaver by Arthur Scott Bailey
  12. I would have them where I can find them, but I seldom use them. – Antony Gray,--Gardener by Leslie Moore
  13. But if you saw him so seldom and wrote so seldom, how did he know enough about your affairs to be able to help you, as you say that he has done? – The Hound of the Baskervilles by A. Conan Doyle
  14. And in this particular we were seldom disappointed. – Thirty Years in the Itinerancy by Wesson Gage Miller
  15. She had seldom seen him look otherwise. – The Safety Curtain, and Other Stories by Ethel M. Dell
  16. I so seldom get you to myself. – Lover or Friend by Rosa Nouchette Carey
  17. He wrote more seldom now, and once he said, " We are having rather a hard time, but we shall get through with it." – The Dark Tower by Phyllis Bottome
  18. It was a place where people who seldom crossed each other's path were likely to meet. – In the Days of the Guild by Louise Lamprey
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