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«Professional baseball is on the wane. Salaries must come down or the interest of the public must be increased in some way.»
«Ah, Moon of my Delight who know'st no wane, / The Moon of Heav'n is rising once again: / How oft hereafter rising shall she look;/ Through this same Garden after me - in vain!»
«Freedom to many means immediate betterment, as if by magic. Unless I can meet at least some of these aspirations, my support will wane and my head will roll just as surely as the tickbird follows the rhino.»
«My unhealthy affection for my second daughter has waned. Now I despise all my seven children equally.»
«A savage place! as holy and enchanted / As e'er beneath a waning moon was haunted / By woman wailing for her demon lover!»
Author: Samuel Taylor Coleridge
, Holy Places
«Notoriously insensitive to subtle shifts in moods, children will persist in discussing the color of a recently sighted cement mixer long after one's interest in the topic has waned»
«So sicken waning moons too near the sun,/ And blunt their crescents on the edge of day.»
«It is amusing that a virtue is made of the vice of chastity; and it's a pretty odd sort of chastity at that, which leads men straight into the sin of Onan, and girls to the waning of their color»
«Love is enough: though the world be a-waning, / And the woods have no voice but the voice of complaining.»
«Summer wanes; the children are grown;Fun and frolic no more he knows. . . .»