Sun


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Sun

A unit of length in Japan equivalent to approximately 30 millimeters.
References in classic literature ?
Yes,' answered the Sun-Hero, 'I will guard the Tree of the Sun nine days and nine nights.
Suddenly I noticed that the circular westward outline of the sun had changed; that a concavity, a bay, had appeared in the curve.
The King's Son got some scratches too; but the sun shone on his path, and it is him that we will follow, for he was an excellent and resolute youth.
The immense stretch of meadow had been mown and was sparkling with a peculiar fresh brilliance, with its lines of already sweet-smelling grass in the slanting rays of the evening sun.
I just reckon the sun himself is trying to play the game now, don't you?
I saw him standing on a block of basalt, his instruments near him, his eyes fixed on the northern horizon, near which the sun was then describing a lengthened curve.
Now, of those attendant bodies which the sun maintains in their elliptical orbits by the great law of gravitation, some few in turn possess satellites.
But when the silver rim of the sun pushed itself out, a moment or two later, the assemblage broke loose with a vast shout and came pouring down like a deluge to smother me with blessings and gratitude; and Clarence was not the last of the wash, to be sure.
Our watches were gone, and we were living beneath a stationary sun.
ONCE UPON A TIME, when the Sun announced his intention to take a wife, the Frogs lifted up their voices in clamor to the sky.
The sun and stars appeared exactly as they do to us upon earth.
Then the sun is not sight, but the author of sight who is recognised by sight.