Against the sun

Related to Against the sun: unbroken
in a direction contrary to that in which the sun appears to move.

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References in classic literature ?
Wherefore I diligently pretended, unto this and that and the other one, that your power against the sun could not reach its full until the morrow; and so if any would save the sun and the world, you must be slain to-day, while your enchantments are but in the weaving and lack potency.
If I growled at that creature you call Chiss, it would immediately think the world had cracked in two and bumped against the sun and moon, and that would cause the monster to run as far and as fast as its legs could carry it.
Magnified across the distance by the horizontal light, it stood out against the sun, was exactly contained within the circle of the disk; the handles, the tongue, the share--black against the molten red.
And it came to pass that people began to pick them up, and holding them against the sun, to read what was written on them, and this was because the simple little words on the leaves were only, after all, a part of one of the King's messages, such as the Fairy Godmother dropped continually from her golden chariot.
He had obviously not discerned her yet in her position against the sun.
It topped the crest of cliff, black against the sun, like a battle-chariot rushing to destruction in some wild epic.
Bert now could see only three of those floating, blackened, and smoking rafts of ruin against the sun.
Lee Suy also advised cemetery goers to apply sunscreen and bring umbrellas for protection against the sun or rain.
But the mistakes were costly against the Sun Devils.
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It says: "As members of the British public, we support Channel 4 newsreader Fatima Manji's complaint against The Sun newspaper's Islamophobic attack.