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The crescent-shaped pastries called shekerbura, filled with crushed hazelnuts, sugar and cardamom, look more like something to admire as art than ravage with fingers and teeth.
It may be for naught but, if there are some breaks in the cloud deck an hour before sunrise, the sky will feature a sliver of a crescent moon paired with a very bright Venus in the eastern sky.
One of the best-preserved pillar statues wears a carved necklace decorated with a disc and crescent.
The valve-seat H has formed on its lower surface two crescent shaped long and narrow slits.
From her windows could be seen the crescent of the river, the masts of ships and the big chimneys of the Mississippi steamers.
It floated out upon the night, over the housetops, the crescent of the river, losing itself in the silence of the upper air.
On either horn of the crescent by which the pebbles are imported into the pocket we find the largest fragments.
OUTLINES OF THE EARTH'S HISTORYNATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER
They are ranged around a crescent-shaped table formed of cushions, and wear festive crowns upon their heads.
THE CATACOMBS OF ROMEWILLIAM HENRY WITHROW
There were other shadows, coming with long easy bounds out of the trees, fanning out in a shallow crescent.
THE STARS, MY BROTHERSEDMOND HAMILTON
Shadows of gloom dissolved and were replaced by a black-toothed, crescent-shaped smile of delight.
THE HOLES AND JOHN SMITHEDWARD W. LUDWIG

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