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Sun

A unit of length in Japan equivalent to approximately 30 millimeters.
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How beautiful that play of sunshine! Those flowers, how very fragrant!
A slumberous veil diffused itself over his countenance, and had an effect, morally speaking, on its naturally delicate and elegant outline, like that which a brooding mist, with no sunshine in it, throws over the features of a landscape.
The blessed sunshine and the quiet moonlight shall come through our window.
"Leave your clutter in the hall, boys, and sit quietly down if you choose to stop here, for we are busy," said Aunt Plenty, shaking her finger at the turbulent Clan, who were bubbling over with the jollity born of spring sunshine and healthy exercise.
If otherwise, then the only conclusion I could reach was that the sensitive skin recognized the difference of temperature between shade and sunshine. Or, perhaps,--who can tell?--it was that fabled sixth sense which conveyed to him the loom and feel of an object close at hand.
It was the stage where, dressed splendidly for his part, he strutted, incomparably dignified, made important by the power he had to awaken an absurd expectation of something heroic going to take place--a burst of action or song--upon the vibrating tone of a wonderful sunshine. He was ornate and disturbing, for one could not imagine what depth of horrible void such an elaborate front could be worthy to hide.
He appeared utterly cut off from everything but the sunshine, and that even seemed to be made for him alone.
There is nothing kindly or hopeful even in the sunshine. At night, when the tide comes thundering in as it does so often at this time of the year, one is afraid.
She had turned pale again, notwithstanding the sunshine and the freshening wind.
She recalled the first morning she had wakened in that little porch room, when the sunshine had crept in on her through the blossom- drift of the old Snow Queen.
They were married in the sunshine of the old orchard, circled by the loving and kindly faces of long-familiar friends.
Unfortunately for Astoria, this bright gleam of sunshine was soon overclouded.