1 Now, with the subordinate phantoms, what wonder remained soon waned away; for in a whaler wonders soon wane.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleGet Context In CHAPTER 50. Ahab's Boat and Crew. Fedallah.
2 I have sat before the dense coal fire and watched it all aglow, full of its tormented flaming life; and I have seen it wane at last, down, down, to dumbest dust.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleGet Context In CHAPTER 118. The Quadrant.
3 His zest in debauchery might wane, but never Mrs. Cutter's belief in it.
My Antonia By Willa CatherGet Context In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: XV
4 For the fire of the regiment had begun to wane and drip.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen CraneGet Context In Chapter 22
5 Morning and noon had passed, and the day was on the wane, and still he rambled to and fro, and up and down, and round and round, and still lingered about the same spot.
Oliver Twist By Charles DickensGet Context In CHAPTER XLVIII
6 It seemed to me that I had happened upon humanity upon the wane.
7 The moon was on the wane: each night there was a longer interval of darkness.
8 I hastily took a lump of camphor from my pocket, and prepared to light it as soon as the match should wane.
9 But the tide was near the turn and already the day was on the wane.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James JoyceGet Context In Chapter 4
10 School and home seemed to recede from us and their influences upon us seemed to wane.
11 When the interest in art began to wane, the two fell to talking.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark TwainGet Context In CHAPTER VII
12 But her affection for Varenka did not wane.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo TolstoyGet Context In PART 2: Chapter 35
13 The tableau all waned at last with the pallidness aloft; and once more the Pequod and every soul on her decks were wrapped in a pall.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleGet Context In CHAPTER 119. The Candles.
14 The poor, frightened old woman at last forgot her fears; and, even Eliza, as the night waned, found all her anxieties insufficient to keep her eyes from closing.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher StoweGet Context In CHAPTER XVII
15 Out of the black shadows there glimmered little red circles of light, now bright, now faint, as the burning poison waxed or waned in the bowls of the metal pipes.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan DoyleGet Context In VI. THE MAN WITH THE TWISTED LIP