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Sunset

To discontinue a product slowly. For example, a company may cut 25% of original production every quarter for a year.
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But what were sunsets to us, with the wild excitement upon us of approaching the most renowned of cities!
-- the royal Tsins Called down the dreams of sunset into stone.
And the Queen asked me to row her ashore in my skiff, when at sunset French Frank prepared to take his guests ashore.
The ruddy sunset set me thinking of the sunset of mankind.
The sunset faded to twilight before anything further hap- pened.
"I've left out ALL the descriptions but the sunset," she said at last.
Today this Vampire is limit to the powers of man, and till sunset he may not change.
The Kangaroo immediately adjourned, tracing against the sunset sky a parabolic curve spanning seven provinces, and evanished below the horizon.
The West Wind reigns over the seas surrounding the coasts of these kingdoms; and from the gateways of the channels, from promontories as if from watch-towers, from estuaries of rivers as if from postern gates, from passage-ways, inlets, straits, firths, the garrison of the Isle and the crews of the ships going and returning look to the westward to judge by the varied splendours of his sunset mantle the mood of that arbitrary ruler.
There is no night-time in the northern summer, But golden shimmer fills the hours of sleep, And sunset fades not, till the bright new-comer, Red sunrise, smites the deep.
I see, by those light clouds in the west, there will be a brilliant sunset, and we shall be in time to witness its effect upon the sea, at the most moderate rate of progression.'
An especially splendid sunset seemed to have been prepared to welcome them when, after a long day's journey, they drove into a wide, green door-yard, where a white colt, a red cow, two cats, four kittens, many hens, and a dozen people, old and young, were gaily disporting themselves.