Against the sun


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

See also: Against

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.
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.
The Ducks (46-5, 17-1 Pac-12) open their final home Pac-12 regular-season series against the Sun Devils at 5 p.
However through the Standard Bank Save Your Skin Campaign it is important that people are constantly reminded of protecting themselves against the sun by wearing a hat or using sunscreen.
A TOUGH court order which means that Conservative MP Andrew Mitchell will not be able to recover his costs if he wins his libel action against the Sun newspaper was upheld by the Court of Appeal yesterday.
Mark Lemmon of Texas A and M University, a co-investigator for Curiosity's Mastcam instrument, said that this event occurred near noon at Curiosity's location, which put Phobos at its closest point to the rover, appearing larger against the sun than it would at other times of day.
A CANCER charity is urging parents in the West Midlands to protect their own skin against the sun after 40 per cent admitted to forgetting to lather up themselves.
Shiseido Perfect Hydrating BB Cream, PS28, House of Fraser With SPF30, this is the easy way to keep skin looking perfect while protecting against the sun.