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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Wane
 
Each with an aspect never twice the same,
Waxing and waning as the new-born host of fancies, like a single night’s hoar-frost.
            —Robert Browning
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                Wane,
Like melodies upon a sandy plain,
Without an echo.
            —John Keats
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                Wanes,
As a dream dies down and is dead.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
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