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  • n. king of France from 1643 to 1715; his long reign was marked by the expansion of French influence in Europe and by the magnificence of his court and the Palace of Versailles (1638-1715)


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  • It's a smart enough seeming ploy in the Murdoch PR stakes – especially since it implies that the Sun King has started using an iPad at last.

    Colin Myler heads to New York for the clash of the newspaper dinosaurs

  • The Sun King grown embraces the Queen of Summer in the love that is death because it is so complete that all dissolves into the single song of ecstasy that moves the worlds.

    Grove Harris: The Spiritual Meaning of the Summer Solstice

  • He engaged in cloak-and-dagger operations for Louis XIII and then for Louis XIV, the Sun King, who appointed him to lead the musketeers in 1658.

    D'Artagnan Buried in The Netherlands?

  • There are gardens of Sun King splendor, with hothouses for the orchids and the French radishes.

    Dream State

  • It was built by the grandest Sun King, of the grandest city state, of the grandest civilization of the Americas, the Mayas.

    Helen Fisher studies the brain in love

  • BLACK: Murdoch the Sun King has come a long way in 55 years since inheriting a small Australian newspaper from his father.

    CNN Transcript Aug 1, 2007

  • Robinson, Colt and the others at Sun King, 135 N. College Ave., had good reason to celebrate last week. Top Stories

  • Sun King will supply its canned beer for sale to fans at Victory Field this year, said Omar Robinson, Sun King's president. Top Stories

  • Getting the cans into liquor stores in the Indianapolis area will take a few weeks or months, as Sun King ramps up production. Top Stories

  • And okay, yeah, Sun King was kind of cool to chill to, but it would be better if it lasted like, twenty minutes with the same downbeats going all the way through -- you can't get halfway through your doobie before the song is like, over. Links


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