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A Midsummer Night's Dream
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wane
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A Midsummer Night's Dream
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  • THESEUS It appears, by his small light of discretion, that he is in the wane: but yet, in courtesy, in all reason, we must stay the time.
  • ] THESEUS Now, fair Hippolyta, our nuptial hour Draws on apace; four happy days bring in Another moon; but, oh, methinks, how slow This old moon wanes! she lingers my desires, Like to a step-dame or a dowager, Long withering out a young man’s revenue.

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  • Our passion has waned over the years, but our love has grown.
  • The moon was waning, but I could still see the trail.

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