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  • All are alike in shape — viewed vertically, many-rayed stars; horizontally, fir-trees faultlessly symmetrical in form and proportion.

    The Confessions of a Beachcomber

  • I do not know what species they were — cowfish, the Jebeans called them — but they were a salmon hue, with many-rayed dorsal fins and small heads.

    Kushiel's Avatar

  • The banner of Cairhien is a many-rayed golden sun rising on a field of sky blue. calendar:

    A Crown of Swords

  • Above it, the Three Crescents of Tear, white on red and gold, and the many-rayed Rising Sun of Cairhien, gold on blue, flanked Rand's own scarlet flag, all three twitching in a breeze that might have come from an oven.

    Lord of Chaos

  • This particular token was the highest possible; a square of gold with a sword stamped on one side and a many-rayed sun-in-glory on the other.

    The Black Gryphon

  • The big red wax circle holding the folded parchment shut bore the many-rayed Rising Sun of Cairhien.

    The Great Hunt

  • He stood there in the raiment of a king, and the gates of the jewelled shrine flew open, and from the crystal of the many-rayed monstrance shone a marvellous and mystical light.

    The Young King

  • Pierced with Karna's arrows, those two chastisers of foes, Acyuta and Arjuna, looked resplendent like the bright and many-rayed moon and the sun risen after dispelling a gloom.

    The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 3 Books 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12

  • "Here," she said, indicating a point of brick-red calico which helped to form a many-rayed figure, whose round centre was in bright yellow, "is the first new dress ma had after she got merried, and here," indicating

    Sara, a Princess

  • How like to a many-rayed starfish is our creeping crinoid!

    The Log of the Sun A Chronicle of Nature's Year

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