The pale light of the dawn

Bassim

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I am wondering if my sentence is grammatically correct.

The pale light of the dawn had been creeping on the horizon.
 

Rover_KE

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We normally say 'The pale light of [STRIKE]the[/STRIKE] dawn' and 'creeping over the horizon'.

The past perfect is incorrect in a stand-alone simple sentence.
 
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