Even better, the image had not faded away
. It had always been faint.
As one of the people responsible for promoting the word queer, I have a confession to make: I'm beginning to think it was a mistake, and I wouldn't mind if it just quietly faded away
. Obviously I didn't always feel that way.
If, as General Douglas MacArthur said, "Old soldiers never die, they just fade away," sometimes those who have died in battle seem more frequently than we might expect to have faded away
into a surprising afterlife as ghosts.
But they faded away
as Rochdale took command and very nearly made it three through Jason Peake to add to those scored by himself and striker Clive Platt.
The dancers moved into light, then darkness, through flailing phrases with swimming arms and legs, spirals, big lifts, then onto a human pyramid at the end, reaching and reaching as the lights faded away
Slowly but surely the practice of Catholic sacramental Confession has all but faded away
. The theologians may have simply missed the point.
But imagine how dull the house on the hill would be if the old unionist/nationalist hostilities faded away
He made a further 14 trips abroad, paid for by the appeal, before it faded away
early this year.
But Tom's chin hit the floor after a double-bogey at the third and he faded away