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Primo de Rivera, who believed the rebellion to be fast on the wane, shipped back to Spain 7,000 troops.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
But Mrs. Charmington was already on the wane, and as he had no wish to be her hero now he rather fought shy of her.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
The moon was rising, its reddish disk somewhat diminished from being on the wane.
URANIACAMILLE FLAMMARION
The one is religious, the other a civil power; the one may wane, the other rise.
THE CONTINENTAL MONTHLY, VOL 3 NO 3, MARCH 1863VARIOUS
The exchange of places was made, but after Fred had rowed for an hour or more his confidence also began to wane.
THE GO AHEAD BOYS ON SMUGGLERS' ISLANDROSS KAY
The summer began to wane, and a sharp chill in the air warned Dame Grumble that winter was not far away.
THE GREEN FOREST FAIRY BOOKLORETTA ELLEN BRADY
But when Goldoni attacked it, and Gozzi rose in its defence, the type was already on the wane.
THE MEMOIRS OF COUNT CARLO GOZZI; VOLUME THE FIRSTCOUNT CARLO GOZZI
Every one was wearied with the insipidities and conventionalities of an art upon the wane.
THE MEMOIRS OF COUNT CARLO GOZZI; VOLUME THE FIRSTCOUNT CARLO GOZZI
At last the seemingly endless night began to wane, and near daybreak the girl dozed fitfully.
WARRIOR OF THE DAWNHOWARD CARLETON BROWNE
As this cloud is generally changing its figure, and slowly sinking, it has been called the wane-cloud.
THE RAIN CLOUDANONYMOUS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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