It was a moonless night and the perpetrator cut the power, pitching the farm house into total darkness.
It was a dark moonless night and I was too far from town for streetlights.
The night was moonless and the dark covered them like a cloak the deeper they descended into the blackness of the gorge.
Now, eyes open, eyes shut—it was both the same—as black as the inside of a buried coffin on a moonless night.
Death was almost seven feet tall, built more solid than a tree trunk with hair and eyes darker than a moonless night.
On a clear moonless night one person may count eight or ten shooting stars in an hour.
The night was moonless, and the distance to be covered about 63/4 m~ The ground was perfectly open, slightly undulating, and generally firm gravel.
The faintest stars visible to the naked eye on clear nights are of about the sixth magnitude; exceptionally keen, well-trained eyes and clear moonless nights are necessary for the perception of stars of the seventh magnitude.