By a chance, which added yet more to the intensity of the darkness, the moon, which was on the wane, did not rise until eleven o’clock, and the streets which the young man traversed were plunged in the deepest obscurity.
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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.