He said he druther see the new moon
over his left shoulder as much as a thousand times than take up a snake-skin in his hand.
One night in January when there was a new moon
George Willard, who was in Ed Handby's mind the only obstacle to his getting Belle Carpenter, went for a walk.
Then he remembered that it was about the time of the new moon
, and if that tricksy orb was in one of its stages of visibility it had set long before.
The road from the north curved a little to the east just there, and the road from the west swung out a little to the south; so that the grave, with its tall red grass that was never mowed, was like a little island; and at twilight, under a new moon
or the clear evening star, the dusty roads used to look like soft grey rivers flowing past it.
With the point of his knife he made two round eyes, a three-cornered nose, and a mouth shaped like a new moon
It is quite visible from the earth; and astronomers can study it with ease, particularly during the phase between the last quarter and the new moon
, because then the shadows are thrown lengthways from east to west, allowing them to measure the heights.
There's a new moon
tonight, so may be you'll get your wish," said Peter.
Anne sighed and betook herself to the back yard, over which a young new moon
was shining through the leafless poplar boughs from an apple-green western sky, and where Matthew was splitting wood.
The evening sky that had been so clear was clouded with smoke, through which, high up, the sickle of the new moon
I inferred from the methodical nature of Miss Skiffins's arrangements that she made tea there every Sunday night; and I rather suspected that a classic brooch she wore, representing the profile of an undesirable female with a very straight nose and a very new moon
, was a piece of portable property that had been given her by Wemmick.
Never had we so worshipful a guest before," said Robin; "and as the new moon
is beginning to silver the leaves, I shall bear you company myself for part of the way.
As he reached the door the new moon
shone upon his face, just as the old one had done in the small hours of that morning when he had carried his wife in his arms across the river to the graveyard of the monks; but his face was thinner now.