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"O sun," cried the prophet, "O star that art too great to be allowed among the stars!
I adore the sun, and you the darkening of the sun; you are the priest of the dying and I of the living God.
"Meanwhile Lampetie went straight off to the sun and told him we had been killing his cows, whereon he flew into a great rage, and said to the immortals, 'Father Jove, and all you other gods who live in everlasting bliss, I must have vengeance on the crew of Ulysses' ship: they have had the insolence to kill my cows, which were the one thing I loved to look upon, whether I was going up heaven or down again.
Then the girl continued: 'Remember, though, if you do not succeed the Sun will kill you.
A Fairy gave me to your mother in order that I might be of service to you; so let me tell you, that if you go to sleep and let the wolves harm the tree, the Sun will surely kill you.
The sun was already sinking into the trees when they went with their jingling dippers into the wooded ravine of Mashkin Upland.
"Oh, but I don't show beautiful red and green and purple when the sun shines through me, Mr.
Pendleton, the sun doesn't make anything but freckles out of me.
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.
Four hours remained to us before the sun could be observed with advantage.
Thus, then, advancing from atom to molecule, from molecule to nebulous mass, from that to principal star, from star to sun, from sun to planet, and hence to satellite, we have the whole series of transformations undergone by the heavenly bodies during the first days of the world.
I choked out some words through my grief and misery; as much as to say I would spare the sun; for which the lad's eyes paid me back with such deep and loving gratitude that I had not the heart to tell him his good-hearted foolishness had ruined me and sent me to my death.
What remains of it is the sun you saw today--a relatively tiny thing at the exact center of the earth.
"And if the earth fell upon the sun?" asked Nicholl.
Yet of all the organs of sense the eye is the most like the sun?