crescent moon

crescent moon

Mary often depicted standing on or above moon. [Christian Iconog.: Brewer Dictionary, 726]
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Every one turned his eyes that way, and saw that a large tear had rolled from the thick lid of D'Artagnan, half-way down to his aquiline nose, the luminous edge of which shone like a little crescent moon.
Overhead drifted a pale crescent moon, and the Southern Cross burned low in the sky.
The crescent moon, set like a silver signet in the western sky, delayed a little the approach of night.
There were so many dear delights along the golden road to give us pleasure--the earth dappled with new blossom, the dance of shadows in the fields, the rustling, rain-wet ways of the woods, the faint fragrance in meadow lanes, liltings of birds and croon of bees in the old orchard, windy pipings on the hills, sunset behind the pines, limpid dews filling primrose cups, crescent moons through darklings boughs, soft nights alight with blinking stars.
A waxing crescent moon on the 18th means the sky will be dark enough for meteor spotting.
The decision called on all Sharia courts across the country to look out for the crescent moon and inform the committee.
The Dark Side of the Crescent Moon blends history with political process as it analyzes the growth of radical Islam throughout the world and traces its spread through Europe, which brought the U.
Today], the crescent moon will set before sunset by 13 to 15 minutes within the whole GCC," Dr Al Naser told the GDN.
Facing west, the new crescent moon and the super-bright Venus, side by side.
Bhutto's previous work includes the novel The Shadow of the Crescent Moon, which follows a Pakistani family torn apart by the War on Terror, and the memoir Songs of Blood and Sword, a chronicle of her own own family's tumultuous history.
The waxing crescent moon and a five pointed star facing northwest in rising position are in the centre of the obverse face of the coin.
If you're really keen, early in the evening of Christmas Day you will see a very thin crescent Moon in the south-western sky.

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