wind died away

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  • The wind dying away, evening came on before we drew near the island. Cited from Omoo, by Herman Melville
  • Wind died away, then turned north and north-north-east. Cited from The Land of Midian, Vol. 2, by Richard Burton
  • The wind died away to nothing, as the sun set. Cited from Held Fast For England, by G. A. Henty
  • Night came on and the fierce wind died away completely as the sun went down. Cited from A Canyon Voyage, by Frederick S. Dellenbaugh
  • We came up with a low point or island at eleven at night, when the wind died away. Cited from A Voyage to Terra Australis, by Matthew Flinders
  • The wind died away and the sail was of little use. Cited from The Home of the Blizzard, by Sir Douglas Mawson
  • I got him off to his vessel, but the wind died away before we could reach the mouth of the river. Cited from The Last Journals of David Livingstone, Vol. I, by David Livingstone
  • But in the evening the wind died away, and a thick fog came on. Cited from Fifty Famous Stories Retold, by James Baldwin
  • The wind died away, and I could perceive that she was not becoming more distant. Cited from The Rudder Grangers Abroad and Other Stories, by Frank R. Stockton
  • High wind died away last night: the sun rose, this morning, clear and pleasant, but the air still cold. Cited from Thirty Years With The Indian Tribes, by Henry Rowe Schoolcraft
  • The wind died away as we advanced, and the atmosphere became hot and oppressive. Cited from The African Trader, by W. H. G. Kingston
  • Soon afterwards the wind died away, and both fleets were much scattered. Cited from Types of Naval Officers, by A. T. Mahan (AKA: Alfred Thayer Mahan)
  • In the evening the wind died away, and the three vessels were becalmed. Cited from Held Fast For England, by G. A. Henty
  • The next day the wind died away, and then blew lightly from the opposite quarter. Cited from Life in Mexico, by Frances Calder¢n De La Barca
  • The wind died away towards midnight, and the weather was serene and clear. Cited from Three Voyages for the Discovery of a Northwest Passage, Vol. 1, by Parry
  • The wind died away at noon; its idle breath just permitted us to hold our course. Cited from The Last Man, by Mary Shelley
  • The wind died away and the forest was still, except for the steady roar of the stream. Cited from The Man of the Forest, by Zane Grey
  • Unfortunately, at midnight, the wind died away, and it became almost perfectly calm. Cited from Napoleon Bonaparte, John S. C. Abbott
  • As night came on, every breath of wind died away, an more entire calm it is impossible to conceive. Cited from The Works of Edgar Allan Poe V1[Raven Edition]
  • Then the strange wind died away, and somewhere in the night a cat snarled. Cited from In Search of the Unknown, by Robert W. Chambers
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