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25 Sun Quotes

High in his chariot glow'd the lamp of day.

William Falconer Quotes , Source: The Shipwreck (canto I, III, l. 3)

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Make hay while the sun shines.

Cervantes (Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra) Quotes , Source: Don Quixote (pt. I, bk. III, ch. 11)

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When the Sun Clearest shineth Serenest in the heaven, Quickly are obscured All over the earth Other stars.

Alfred, the Great Quotes , Source: Consolation, (translation of Boethius)

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The sun, which passeth through pollutions and itself remains as pure as before.

Francis Bacon Quotes , Source: Advancement of Learning (bk. II)

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See the sun! God's crest upon His azure shield, the Heavens.

Philip James Bailey Quotes , Source: Festus (sc. A Mountain)

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The sun, centre and sire of light, The keystone of the world-built arch of heaven.

Philip James Bailey Quotes , Source: Festus (sc. Heaven)

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See the gold sunshine patching, And streaming and streaking across The gray-green oaks; and catching, By its soft brown beard, the moss.

Philip James Bailey Quotes , Source: Festus (sc. The Surface, l. 409)

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Pleasantly, between the pelting showers, the sunshine gushes down.

William Cullen Bryant Quotes , Source: The Cloud on the Way (l. 18)

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The sun, too, shines into cesspools, and is not polluted.

Cervantes (Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra) Quotes , Source: Don Quixote (pt. I, bk. III, ch. 11)

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Behold him setting in his western skies, The shadows lengthening as the vapours rise.

John Dryden Quotes , Source: Absalom and Achitophel (st. 1, l. 268)

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The glorious lamp of heaven, the radiant sun, Is Nature's eye.

John Dryden Quotes , Source: The Story of Acis, Polyphemus, and Galatea (l. 165), from Ovid "Metamorphoses", bk. xiii

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Out of the solar walk and Heaven's highway.

John Dryden Quotes , Source: Threnodia Augustalis

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Such words fall to often on our cold and careless ears with the triteness of long familiarity; but to Octavia . . . they seemed to be written in sunbeams.

Frederic William Farrar Quotes , Source: Darkness and Dawn (chap. XLVI)

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Let others hail the rising sun: I bow to that whose course is run.

David Garrick Quotes , Source: On the Death of Henry Pelham

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In climes beyond the solar road.

Thomas Gray Quotes , Source: Progress of Poesy

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Failing yet gracious, Slow pacing, soon homing, A patriarch that strolls Through the tents of his children, The sun as he journeys His round on the lower Ascents of the blue, Washes the roofs And the hillsides with clarity.

William Ernest Henley Quotes , Source: Rhymes and Rhythms

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Father of rosy day, No more thy clouds of incense rise; But waking flow'rs, At morning hours, Give out their sweets to meet thee in the skies.

Thomas Hood Quotes , Source: Hymn to the Sun (st. 4)

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She stood breast-high amid the corn, Clasp'd by the golden light of morn, Like the sweetheart of the sun, Who many a glowing kiss had won.

Thomas Hood Quotes , Source: Ruth

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The great duties of life are written with a sunbeam.

John Jortin Quotes , Source: Sermon

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When the sun sets, shadows, that showed at noon But small, appear most long and terrible.

Nathaniel Lee Quotes , Source: Oedipus, said to be written by Lee and Dryden

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Thou shalt come out of a warme Sunne into God's blessing.

John Lyly (Lylie or Lyllie) Quotes , Source: Euphues

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The sun shineth upon the dunghill and is not corrupted.

John Lyly (Lylie or Lyllie) Quotes , Source: Euphues (p. 43)

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Thou shalt sleep in thy clouds, careless of the voice of the morning.

James Macpherson Quotes , Source: Ossian--Carthon--Ossian's Address to the Sun

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Whence are thy beams, O sun! thy everlasting light? Thou comest forth, in thy awful beauty; the stars hide themselves in the sky; the moon, cold and pale, sinks in the western waves. But thou, thyself, movest alone.

James Macpherson Quotes , Source: Ossian--Cathon--Ossian's Address to the Sun

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The gay motes that people the sunbeams.

John Milton Quotes , Source: Il Penseroso (l. 8)

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