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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SUNSHINE

There is a green meadow in the midst, on which rests a broad belt of sunshine.

Land of the sunshine, the deep blue sky, and snow-topped hills!

Fortunately, there was just then a flood of evening sunshine in the air.

Austin, with a smile on his lips, wandered out into the sunshine in search of Viviette.

It was a glorious day, and she was like a live shadow in the sunshine.

Here and there a yellow clump of forsythia is like a spot of sunshine.

How many of you ever think to thank God for sunshine or for reason?

An instant she stood motionless, the sunshine of her eyes still on me.

So the winter slipped away, and the spring with its sunshine followed.

Just a tiny little ray of sunshine had dispelled all the gloom for a minute.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-13c., from sun (n.) + shine (n.). Sunshine law in reference to U.S. open meeting legislation is recorded from 1972, from the notion of shining the light of public access on deliberations formerly held behind closed doors.

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