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Sun

A unit of length in Japan equivalent to approximately 30 millimeters.
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a flower with the dew on it, and sunbeams in the dew-drops
It makes it so cumbersome and dangerous to manage, you never know a moment's freedom from anxiety and care, never gain a moment's rest for dreamy laziness - no time to watch the windy shadows skimming lightly o'er the shallows, or the glittering sunbeams flitting in and out among the ripples, or the great trees by the margin looking down at their own image, or the woods all green and golden, or the lilies white and yellow, or the sombre- waving rushes, or the sedges, or the orchis, or the blue forget-me-nots.
Higher up the hill, on the very horizon, our guns were visible through the wonderfully clear air, brightly illuminated by slanting morning sunbeams.
She had a pink kerchief tied over her head, making a little poke to shade her eyes from the level sunbeams, while she was giving a glorious swing to Letty, who laughed and screamed wildly.
Deh Lord gives and deh Lord takes away," said the woman in black, raising her eyes to the sunbeams.
Neither the sunbeams, nor the birds, nor the red clouds which morning and evening sailed above him, gave the little Tree any pleasure.
Was it not youth to feel as he felt now, when coming from the other side to the edge of the wood he saw in the glowing light of the slanting sunbeams the gracious figure of Varenka in her yellow gown with her basket, walking lightly by the trunk of an old birch tree, and when this impression of the sight of Varenka blended so harmoniously with the beauty of the view, of the yellow oatfield lying bathed in the slanting sunshine, and beyond it the distant ancient forest flecked with yellow and melting into the blue of the distance?
Because of these failings, Maas ordered the jury to take as granted that Morgan Stanley and Sunbeam acted together in the fraud.
Prime Way's booth will be branded Sunbeam, although it will still maintain some of its own storage products, said Bob McBride, national sales manager and director of the Sunbeam license.
Sadly, the Sunbeam Lotus ceased production that year as Talbot struggled to arrest sliding sales.
The SEC suit against Dunlap and four other former Sunbeam executives along with Arthur Andersen's one-time lead partner on the Sunbeam assignment alleges they cooked the books to create the illusion of a speedy turnaround after Dunlap arrived in 1996.
Byrne does an excellent job of chronicling the human torment resulting from these plant closures, where experienced and efficient lifetime employees of Sunbeam were suddenly thrown onto the unemployment rolls.