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  • When this happens, start the morning with Against Me — with wild, anthemic, sun-shot choruses and the brief fiction that there is a “we.”

    Living With Music: Zak Smith - Paper Cuts Blog - NYTimes.com

  • I drive past the sun-shot beaches backed by shady groves of seaside pines nestling numerous guesthouses and arrive at Mr. Miller's life's work: the Chollipo Arboretum, a 64-hectare garden that has over 7,000 different species of plants, the largest collection in the nation.

    Seoul

  • Equally content to hear it, Michael looked down at her, at the glorious sun-shot frizz of her golden brown hair.

    The Ideal Bride

  • Water cascaded off the edge in a solid sheet, churned white as foam, plunging impossibly far, down and down and farther still, until it plunged into the greenish waters of the basin below with such force as to raise a constant mist, sun-shot and shimmering with rainbows.

    Kushiel's Avatar

  • Down the lane to their left, massive, dreary brick factories crouched against the shining gold of the sun-shot river; a group of little girls in patched dresses moved past like a school of fish and, with unwilling haste, joined the throng of men and women milling toward the factory gates.

    The Silent Tower

  • With a sigh she lay back on the sands and narrowed her eyes against the sun-shot sky.

    A Girl Possessed

  • It dazzled like a piece of sun-shot ice, light leaping from plane to plane of its intricately cut sides.

    Heir of Sea and Fire

  • She was a tall girl with sun-shot black hair streaming behind her in the wind.

    Hawaii

  • When she smiled up at the white men her face was lighted by long-lashed childish eyes, warm and brown as a sun-shot pool in the forest.

    Where the Sun Swings North

  • Copying nature's lead, the character of the park changed by and by; the way rose from a sun-shot ravine and wound a wooded hill full of forest scents and subdued surf-like echoings of the city's roar.

    The Henchman

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