The Queen consented with many tears, and the King at once bade his son set forth in search of the Tree of the Sun
, from which he was to pluck a golden apple.
Overhead it was a deep Indian red and starless, and south-eastward it grew brighter to a glowing scarlet where, cut by the horizon, lay the huge hull of the sun
, red and motionless.
Now could the sun
be brought in contact with this orbit, and had the latter solidity to mark its circumference, it would be found that this circumference would include but a little more than half the surface of one side of the sun
, the diameter of which orb is calculated to be 882,000 miles
was shining gloriously; the children that had been confirmed went out of the town; and from the wood was borne towards them the sounds of the unknown bell with wonderful distinctness.
he said, pointing to them, and he shaded his eyes with his hand to look at the sun
shouldn't strike it at all but it does in the morning.
Methinks now this coined sun
wears a ruddy face; but see
The Nautilus did not remain motionless, but skirted the coast, advancing ten miles more to the south in the half-light left by the sun
as it skirted the edge of the horizon.
circle in desert space: to all that is dark do they speak with their light--but to me they are silent.
Another phenomenon would now have passed before the observer's eye, and the molecules situated on the plane of the equator, escaping like a stone from a sling of which the cord had suddenly snapped, would have formed around the sun
sundry concentric rings resembling that of Saturn.
I was in one of the most grand attitudes I ever struck, with my arm stretched up pointing to the sun
It is not the sun
of the outer world that we see here.