Carmen slept fitfully in a chair in the waiting room all night.
Yully slept fitfully and awoke before dawn, unable to rest with her troubled thoughts.
He slept, fitfully, though this time he remembered no dreams.
He now became specially interested in the establishment of an Irish literary theatre; and he founded and conducted an occasional periodical (appearing fitfully at irregular intervals), called first Beltain and later Samhain, to expound its aims and preach his own views, the first number appearing in May 1899.
Shortly afterwards Clive returned to England in ill-health, but the war continued fitfully for many years.