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By and by

By and by

At once; immediately.

And she went forth, and said unto her mother, What shall I ask? And she said, The head of John the Baptist. And she came in straightway with haste unto the king, and asked, saying, I will that thou give me BY AND BY in a charger the head of John the Baptist. ( Mark 6:24-25 )

Source: A King James Dictionary. (Used with permission. Copyright © Philip P. Kapusta)

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"Entry for 'By and by'". A King James Dictionary.