When she opened her eyes the sun was directly overhead.
The sun was warm.
The evening sun made eerie shapes in the forested landscape.
The white sand reflected the hot sun back at them until they were dripping with perspiration.
When she woke again, the sun was shining on her face.
They would not awake until the sun had smiled lovingly upon them.
They would begin to sing almost with as much precision as a clock, within five minutes of a particular time, referred to the setting of the sun, every evening.
Speck's sector headquarters was abuzz with activity; the only private place to talk was the back porch overlooking a field of knee-high winter wheat facing a sun setting too early.
The sun is but a morning star.
The sun had sunk half below the horizon and an evening frost was starring the puddles near the ferry, but Pierre and Andrew, to the astonishment of the footmen, coachmen, and ferrymen, still stood on the raft and talked.
They'd been there what felt like a day, and yet the sun was in the same position as when they'd been thrown into the world.
The sun will be up soon.
I have, as it were, my own sun and moon and stars, and a little world all to myself.
The sun had set long since.
The sun shone straight into Pierre's face.
He glanced up at her; the sun darkened face with its thin lips completely devoid of emotion.
Does the sun shine in your country?
I should like very much to see you to-day Is the sun very hot in Boston now? this afternoon if it is cool enough I shall take Mildred for a ride on my donkey.
The moon will not sour milk nor taint meat of mine, nor will the sun injure my furniture or fade my carpet; and if he is sometimes too warm a friend, I find it still better economy to retreat behind some curtain which nature has provided, than to add a single item to the details of housekeeping.
There is no spring, no sun, no happiness!
As he joined her they squinted into the heat waves, shielding their eyes against the bright sun - trying to discern something of the shadows below the plume.
Once, while we were out on the water, the sun went down over the rim of the earth, and threw a soft, rosy light over the White City, making it look more than ever like Dreamland....
A drummer, their leader, turned round facing the singers, and flourishing his arm, began a long-drawn-out soldiers' song, commencing with the words: "Morning dawned, the sun was rising," and concluding: "On then, brothers, on to glory, led by Father Kamenski."
At the same instant the sun came fully out from behind the clouds, and the clear sound of the solitary shot and the brilliance of the bright sunshine merged in a single joyous and spirited impression.
The sun had by now risen and shone gaily on the bright verdure.
She selected an off-the-shoulder lilac colored sun dress that Alex liked.
Deciding to use the sun to orient herself, she detoured around several dense patches of blackberry bushes.
In the morning she rolled out of her bed before the sun could stain the sky.
Hours later, baked by the sun and choked with dust, Pete finally called a halt for the day.
The sun turned the dunes orange red and then quickly sank, leaving them in pre-moon darkness.
The sun was directly overhead.
The sun baked them with ever intensifying heat.
It took too much effort to look up at the sun to measure time.
Cassie felt the warmth of the sun as her cloud descended to the ranch.
The sun was trying to force its way through the curtains.
With the laundry washing and the sun peeping through curtainless panes, she set out to explore the house.
Mary strode down the path toward them, a hand shielding the sun from her eyes.
She dressed as the sun was sending its first rays through the bathroom window.
Across the lake, the beginning glow of from the late summer sun broke through the low clouds, signaling an end to the rain.
She's such a little beauty I can hardly wait for the sun to set.
But I am a patient man and the sun is shining, the brook that fronts my home on wheels is singing.
Perhaps I shall make do with those that remain here before I follow the sun westward.
I don't know if the sun will shine on a long term relationship but Betsy is pleased to baby sit Molly while the romance dance is orchestrated.
The sun lingered on the horizon, as if waiting for the closing clouds.
She withdrew, and he felt the loss of her presence like the sun going behind a cloud.
She retreated to the patio and fled into the house, relieved when the sun was gone.
She suddenly realized the curtains were open, and the sun streaming into her window didn't hurt her eyes.
Long afterward James Hogg said, "I never felt so grateful to any creature below the sun as I did to Sirrah that morning."
The sun rose bright and fair, and the morning was without a cloud.
In fact, if you laid out all the DNA in your body, it would stretch from the sun to Pluto.
The afternoon sun penetrated the mass of honeysuckle that covered the porch, and fell on my upturned face.
I learned how the sun and the rain make to grow out of the ground every tree that is pleasant to the sight and good for food, how birds build their nests and live and thrive from land to land, how the squirrel, the deer, the lion and every other creature finds food and shelter.
The warm sun was shining on us.
It seemed to me that there could be nothing more beautiful than the sun, whose warmth makes all things grow.
The sun had been under a cloud all day, and there had been brief showers; but suddenly the sun broke forth in all its southern splendour.
"Love is something like the clouds that were in the sky before the sun came out," she replied.
Oh, the delight with which I gathered up the fruit in my pinafore, pressed my face against the smooth cheeks of the apples, still warm from the sun, and skipped back to the house!
All life seemed to have ebbed away, and even when the sun shone the day was
The rays of the sun fell upon the trees, so that the twigs sparkled like diamonds and dropped in showers when we touched them.
The warm sun shone on the pine trees and drew out all their fragrance.
Whether it comes from the trees which have been heated by the sun, or from the water, I can never discover.
Mr. Chamberlin initiated me into the mysteries of tree and wild-flower, until with the little ear of love I heard the flow of sap in the oak, and saw the sun glint from leaf to leaf.
The sun and the air are God's free gifts to all we say, but are they so?
In yonder city's dingy alleys the sun shines not, and the air is foul.
At first I was very sorry when I found that the sun had hidden his shining face behind dull clouds, but afterwards I thought why he did it, and then I was happy.
Sun must go to bed.
Helen felt the heat and asked, "Did the sun fall?"
I will come to see you when the sun shines.
She likes to skip and play, for she is happy when the sun is bright and warm.
It was quite early, the sun had not been up very long; the birds were just beginning to sing joyously.
King Sun laughed softly to himself when the delicate jars began to melt and break.
But alert and healthy natures remember that the sun rose clear.
It is true, I never assisted the sun materially in his rising, but, doubt not, it was of the last importance only to be present at it.
When my floor was dirty, I rose early, and, setting all my furniture out of doors on the grass, bed and bedstead making but one budget, dashed water on the floor, and sprinkled white sand from the pond on it, and then with a broom scrubbed it clean and white; and by the time the villagers had broken their fast the morning sun had dried my house sufficiently to allow me to move in again, and my meditations were almost uninterupted.
It was worth the while to see the sun shine on these things, and hear the free wind blow on them; so much more interesting most familiar objects look out of doors than in the house.
I watch the passage of the morning cars with the same feeling that I do the rising of the sun, which is hardly more regular.
The sun is alone, except in thick weather, when there sometimes appear to be two, but one is a mock sun.
My "best" room, however, my withdrawing room, always ready for company, on whose carpet the sun rarely fell, was the pine wood behind my house.
This is that portion, also, where in the spring, the ice being warmed by the heat of the sun reflected from the bottom, and also transmitted through the earth, melts first and forms a narrow canal about the still frozen middle.
Moreover, in summer, Walden never becomes so warm as most water which is exposed to the sun, on account of its depth.
I watched a couple that were fast locked in each other's embraces, in a little sunny valley amid the chips, now at noonday prepared to fight till the sun went down, or life went out.
Like the wasps, before I finally went into winter quarters in November, I used to resort to the northeast side of Walden, which the sun, reflected from the pitch pine woods and the stony shore, made the fireside of the pond; it is so much pleasanter and wholesomer to be warmed by the sun while you can be, than by an artificial fire.
In the deepest part there are several acres more level than almost any field which is exposed to the sun, wind, and plow.
Such a rule of the two diameters not only guides us toward the sun in the system and the heart in man, but draws lines through the length and breadth of the aggregate of a man's particular daily behaviors and waves of life into his coves and inlets, and where they intersect will be the height or depth of his character.
It took a short siesta at noon, and boomed once more toward night, as the sun was withdrawing his influence.
At length the sun's rays have attained the right angle, and warm winds blow up mist and rain and melt the snowbanks, and the sun, dispersing the mist, smiles on a checkered landscape of russet and white smoking with incense, through which the traveller picks his way from islet to islet, cheered by the music of a thousand tinkling rills and rivulets whose veins are filled with the blood of winter which they are bearing off.
It is glorious to behold this ribbon of water sparkling in the sun, the bare face of the pond full of glee and youth, as if it spoke the joy of the fishes within it, and of the sands on its shore--a silvery sheen as from the scales of a leuciscus, as it were all one active fish.
While such a sun holds out to burn, the vilest sinner may return.
Early in May, the oaks, hickories, maples, and other trees, just putting out amidst the pine woods around the pond, imparted a brightness like sunshine to the landscape, especially in cloudy days, as if the sun were breaking through mists and shining faintly on the hillsides here and there.
The weather had cleared again since noon and the sun was descending brightly upon the Danube and the dark hills around it.
At that instant the sun began to hide behind the clouds, and other stretchers came into view before Rostov.
And the fear of death and of the stretchers, and love of the sun and of life, all merged into one feeling of sickening agitation.
He looked now at the Pratzen Heights, now at the sun floating up out of the mist.
When the sun had entirely emerged from the fog, and fields and mist were aglow with dazzling light--as if he had only awaited this to begin the action--he drew the glove from his shapely white hand, made a sign with it to the marshals, and ordered the action to begin.
This silence was broken by one of the brethren, who led Pierre up to the rug and began reading to him from a manuscript book an explanation of all the figures on it: the sun, the moon, a hammer, a plumb line, a trowel, a rough stone and a squared stone, a pillar, three windows, and so on.
Prince Andrew stood leaning on the railing of the raft listening to Pierre, and he gazed with his eyes fixed on the red reflection of the sun gleaming on the blue waters.
In the long room, brightly lit up by the sun through the large windows, the sick and wounded lay in two rows with their heads to the walls, and leaving a passage in the middle.
The sun was only just appearing from behind the clouds, the air was fresh and dewy.
In front of the group, on a black horse with trappings that glittered in the sun, rode a tall man with plumes in his hat and black hair curling down to his shoulders.
As soon as the sun appeared in a clear strip of sky beneath the clouds, the wind fell, as if it dared not spoil the beauty of the summer morning after the storm; drops still continued to fall, but vertically now, and all was still.
The whole sun appeared on the horizon and disappeared behind a long narrow cloud that hung above it.
Each day fleecy clouds floated across the sky and occasionally veiled the sun, but toward evening the sky cleared again and the sun set in reddish-brown mist.
The cattle lowed from hunger, finding no food on the sun-parched meadows.
The sun had reached the other side of the house, and its slanting rays shone into the open window, lighting up the room and part of the morocco cushion at which Princess Mary was looking.
And by some latent sequence of thought the descent of the Mozhaysk hill, the carts with the wounded, the ringing bells, the slanting rays of the sun, and the songs of the cavalrymen vividly recurred to his mind.
The sun shone somewhat to the left and behind him and brightly lit up the enormous panorama which, rising like an amphitheater, extended before him in the clear rarefied atmosphere.
The sun, just bursting forth from behind a cloud that had concealed it, was shining, with rays still half broken by the clouds, over the roofs of the street opposite, on the dew- besprinkled dust of the road, on the walls of the houses, on the windows, the fence, and on Pierre's horses standing before the hut.
It was the same panorama he had admired from that spot the day before, but now the whole place was full of troops and covered by smoke clouds from the guns, and the slanting rays of the bright sun, rising slightly to the left behind Pierre, cast upon it through the clear morning air penetrating streaks of rosy, golden-tinted light and long dark shadows.
The smoke of the guns mingled with this mist, and over the whole expanse and through that mist the rays of the morning sun were reflected, flashing back like lightning from the water, from the dew, and from the bayonets of the troops crowded together by the riverbanks and in Borodino.
The bees circle round a queenless hive in the hot beams of the midday sun as gaily as around the living hives; from a distance it smells of honey like the others, and bees fly in and out in the same way.
Now it would roll on its back, yelping with delight, now bask in the sun with a thoughtful air of importance, and now frolic about playing with a chip of wood or a straw.
They marched very quickly, without resting, and halted only when the sun began to set.
From the time the law of Copernicus was discovered and proved, the mere recognition of the fact that it was not the sun but the earth that moves sufficed to destroy the whole cosmography of the ancients.
Even though her skin now had a healthy tan, the sun was doing its best to burn it.
Ridges of sparkling white sand surrounded the camp like a sleeping dragon, soaking heat from the sun - resting now so it could spit its fiery breath at them later in the day.
She was draped across his lap so that his body shaded her from the sun and he was fanning her with her hat.
He waded out of the water and laid his socks and shirt on a rock in the sun to dry.
Still, the rich hardwood floor reflected the weak morning sun in a cheerful manner that spawned reluctance to continue the tour.
It's so nice now to be home in the sun and have time to replenish my funds and think about my future.
It is delightful here, smelling of sun-drenched pine and a hint of campfires.
The sun set too early on the autumn day, and she finished the trip to Doolin in darkness.
Then he added, "She'll probably take a nap till the sun goes down."
Dean breathed deeply as he watched the late afternoon sun filter through the curtains.
"But we're ALMOST on earth again," cried Dorothy, "for there is the sun--the most BEAU'FUL sun that shines!" and she pointed eagerly at the crack in the distant roof.
They went but slowly, for the sun was hot and the way was rough.
The sun was hidden.
Consider what the eminent physicist Freeman Dyson suggests in The Sun, the Genome, and the Internet:
If the sun shines brightly I will take you to see Leila and Eva and Bessie.
He gives it to you as the sun gives light and color to the rose.
Then the sun will appear in all his radiance and fill the world with light.
The next morning the sun rose bright and warm, and we got up quickly for our hearts were full of pleasant expectation....
What makes the sun hot?
The fresh morning air blew gently in my face, as if to welcome me, and be my merry playmate, and the sun looked at me with a warm and tender smile.
An unclean person is universally a slothful one, one who sits by a stove, whom the sun shines on prostrate, who reposes without being fatigued.
Oh, they swarm; the sun is too warm there; they are born too far into life for me.
Speak of the sun and you see its rays! and she smiled amiably at Pierre.
The hot rays of the sun beat down vertically and a fresh soft wind played with the hair of the bared heads and with the ribbons decorating the icon.
The sun had risen brightly and its slanting rays struck straight into Napoleon's face as, shading his eyes with his hand, he looked at the fleches.
The sun got up before she did the next morning.
After what seemed like hours, but probably wasn't more than thirty minutes in the hot sun, Bordeaux stood.
The sun is shining brightly to-day and I hope we shall go to ride if the roads are dry.
The sun knows that you like to see the world covered with beautiful white snow and so he kept back all his brightness, and let the little crystals form in the sky.
Of course the sun did not shine, but we had great open wood fires in the rooms, which were all very sweet with roses and other flowers, which were sent to me from distant friends; and fruits of all kinds from California and other places.
The laborer's day ends with the going down of the sun, and he is then free to devote himself to his chosen pursuit, independent of his labor; but his employer, who speculates from month to month, has no respite from one end of the year to the other.
Early in the morning I worked barefooted, dabbling like a plastic artist in the dewy and crumbling sand, but later in the day the sun blistered my feet.
This heap, made in the winter of '46-7 and estimated to contain ten thousand tons, was finally covered with hay and boards; and though it was unroofed the following July, and a part of it carried off, the rest remaining exposed to the sun, it stood over that summer and the next winter, and was not quite melted till September, 1848.
Inside sparkled a diamond choker with an unusually worn, plain charm of a half-sun, half-moon pierced by an arrow.
Robert will come to see me Sunday when sun shines and I will have fun with him.
That's Roman wormwood--that's pigweed--that's sorrel--that's piper-grass--have at him, chop him up, turn his roots upward to the sun, don't let him have a fibre in the shade, if you do he'll turn himself t' other side up and be as green as a leek in two days.
The early December sun couldn't set fast enough to prevent her pounding headache from growing worse on her drive to work.
He opened the box to reveal a man's platinum signet ring with the half-moon, half-sun, and arrow symbol neatly carved on its head.
Every sale from the point the robot was turned on to when the sun finally burns out will be perfectly remembered.
Sun rises in the east and sets in the west.
The sides were left shelving, and not stoned; but the sun having never shone on them, the sand still keeps its place.
A long war, not with cranes, but with weeds, those Trojans who had sun and rain and dews on their side.
We are wont to forget that the sun looks on our cultivated fields and on the prairies and forests without distinction.
Another instant and I shall never again see the sun, this water, that gorge!...
A shadow fell over her and she turned into the sun, shading her eyes with a gloved hand.
Their faces were browned by the sun; their hands were hard and gnarly; their backs were bent by much heavy lifting; their clothing was in tatters.
The sun made long shadows of her figure as she walked to the house.
The Texas sun was gentle, and Yully enjoyed the light breeze and warmth after the Irish autumn.
Cynthia excused herself and retreated to the kitchen, leaving well-meaning Brandon Westlake with a what-did-I-say-wrong look on his sun beaten face.
When the sun got round to the window where she was sitting with her book, she got up impatiently and shut the window.
To him whose elastic and vigorous thought keeps pace with the sun, the day is a perpetual morning.
Something blocked the storm and sun sources she'd felt, but the others flowed to her freely.