moonless


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without a moon or a visible moon

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The glossy mass of her jet hair had been built into a coiffure of stately and becoming grandeur, into which diamond-headed pins were stuck until the whole scintillated as the stars in heaven upon a moonless night.
Not until the camp was wrapped in the quiet of slumber did Sing Lee return--stealthy and mysterious--to creep under cover of a moonless night to the door of the workshop.
A slight wind was moving amongst the treetops, the night was clear but moonless.
The canal beneath the window looked like a black gulf; the opposite houses were barely visible as a row of shadows, dimly relieved against the starless and moonless sky.
I promise you that you shall thrust your arms elbow-deep among good silver pieces ere the nights are moonless again; for on every hand of us are fair women, rich wine, and good plunder, as much as heart could wish.
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 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.
Listening to the rising and falling notes, it's hard not to think of Burton going through the mesmeric: "It is Spring, moonless night in the small town, starless and bible-black, the cobblestreets silent and the hunched, courter's-and-rabbits' wood limping invisible down to the sloeblack, slow, black, crowblack.
Among the dead: Ramon Castillo, who shoveled the coal into the furnace down below; Antonio Cortez, who cleared the plates in the officer's mess, day-dreaming of La Parguera, the luminescent bay, illumination of water on a moonless night.
The thrilling show, quite visible to the naked eye, lasted for several hours, as pillars of light danced across the dark and moonless night.
He got many of the leading citizens of that town to invest in his project, and when the boats were finished, he chose a moonless night to get all the slaves to the boats-and had them row to freedom.
12 as the sky will see "about four hours of dark and moonless skies.
In fact, the zodiacal light covers the entire sky, being responsible in large part for the total skylight on a moonless night.
Amavasya' means New Moon, but it is actually a completely moonless night.