Thesaurus / old moon
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Now and again we caught glimpses of the dim lights in farms, and once we saw the old moon reflected in the Volga.
THE IMAGE AND THE LIKENESSJOHN SCOTT CAMPBELL
At half-past two we set out by the light of an old moon and reached the summit at half-past four.
VACATION DAYS IN GREECERUFUS B. RICHARDSON
The old moon expired at O32; and many a gap the new moon found, where its mother threw playful shadows.
CRADOCK NOWELL, VOL. 2 (OF 3)RICHARD DODDRIDGE BLACKMORE
Like a reflection of Earth in the depths of some Stygian lake, the old moon shone, too, in a half-circle of light.
BROOD OF THE DARK MOONCHARLES WILLARD DIFFIN
That old man was a very wise one, and among some of his sayings was that “When people dream much, the old moon must be dying.”
MY DARK COMPANIONSHENRY M. STANLEY
The stars were out, the young moon setting slim and lovely with the old moon on her arm.
THE DEBATABLE LANDARTHUR COLTON
Crescent, kres′ent, adj. increasing: shaped like the new or old moon.
For a full hour he wandered through the dusty lanes in the faded light of an old moon.
VISIONARIESJAMES HUNEKER
The visibility of "the old moon in the new moon's arms" he explained by earth-shine.
An old moon, misshapen and pale, shone low down over a dark, rugged horizon.

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