The same summer, at the beginning of a new
lunar month, the only time by the way at which it appears possible, the sun
was eclipsed after noon.After it had assumed the form of a crescent and some of the stars had come
out, it returned to its natural shape.
Thucydides. The Peloponnesian War. London, J. M. Dent; New York, E. P. Dutton. 1910.
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