moonless


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without a moon or a visible moon

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The coffin was forced, the cerements torn, and the melancholy relics, clad in sackcloth, after being rattled for hours on moonless byways, were at length exposed to uttermost indignities before a class of gaping boys.
How in an auspicious hour, on a moonless night, the Princess came forth a Princess indeed, and how Melissa smuggled her into a dark empty honey-magazine, to bide her time; and how the drones, knowing she was there, went about singing the deep disreputable love-songs of the old days--to the scandal of the laying sisters, who do not think well of drones.
If it were worth the while to settle in those parts near to the Pleiades or the Hyades, to Aldebaran or Altair, then I was really there, or at an equal remoteness from the life which I had left behind, dwindled and twinkling with as fine a ray to my nearest neighbor, and to be seen only in moonless nights by him.
It was a moonless night, thick with stars above, very dark on the water.
The night was dark and moonless, and from the state of the tide Sam concluded it was near midnight.
There is a trap-door at the back of that building, near the corner of Paul's Wharf, which could tell some strange tales of what has passed through it upon the moonless nights.
The night was moonless, but there were some stars, and one could see for a little distance across the plain.
Mr Sharif not to have heard of Socrates, so I might as well whistle in the wind on a moonless night.
One was whether "a flight over the ocean on a moonless night without a discernible horizon could be logged as actual instrument flight time" even if the conditions qualify for VFR flight.
The southern Delta Aquariids shower is set to peak at the end of July in its annual return - early risers in rural areas will get the best views in dark moonless skies 2 WATCH: The name of the brand new restaurant at Rhyl's Pavilion Theatre has been unveiled.
UP IN the skies and beyond the range of enemy radars, 30 Indian commandos armed with Kalashnikovs, Tavors, rocket-propelled guns and thermobaric weapons deploy parachutes on a dark, cold moonless night for a rare military insertion to ambush terror assets on the rugged Himalayan terrain of Pakistanoccupied Kashmir.
The DG responded that it was a moonless night and it was very dark so no one saw which direction the gunfire came from.
It can transform a space in an instant"--kind of like a flying saucer in a moonless sky.
True to its name, the geyser sent a spray of hot water high into the air toward the moonless sky.
The scenes of human trafficking, captured early Saturday by Associated Press journalists on a moonless night, came as Turkish authorities reported that 2,791 migrants have been caught in the Aegean Sea in the past 5 days alone, most of them Syrians.