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  • Gondor wanes, you say.
  • So it was that when summer waned, there came a night of moon, and Gwaihir the Windlord, swiftest of the Great Eagles, came unlooked-for to Orthanc; and he found me standing on the pinnacle.
  • Only the waning might of Gondor stands now between him and a march in power along the coasts into the North; and if he comes, assailing the White Towers and the Havens, hereafter the Elves may have no escape from the lengthening shadows of Middle-earth.
  • But autumn was waning fast; slowly the golden light faded to pale silver, and the lingering leaves fell from the naked trees.
  • Every night, as the Moon waned again, it shone brighter and brighter.
  • But lore wanes in Gondor, Boromir, if in the city of those who once were wise they now speak evil of Lothlorien.
  • Chapter 4 A Journey in the Dark It was evening, and the grey light was again waning fast, when they halted for the night.
  • ’It was not the fault of the Dwarves that the friendship waned,’ said Gimli.
  • The night was old, and westward the waning moon was setting.
  • The old moon passed, and a new moon waxed and waned in the world outside, while we tarried there.
  • Turning quickly they saw ripples, black-edged with shadow in the waning light: great rings were widening outwards from a point far out in the lake.
  • There were many clear stars, hut the fast-waning moon would not be seen till late.
  • You’ll remember, Mr. Frodo, the Moon was waning as we lay on the flet up in that tree: a week from the full, I reckon.

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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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