|Frank J. Wilstach, comp. A Dictionary of Similes. 1916.|
| Tears of joy, like summer raindrops, are pierced by sunbeams.|
| Pearly tears, like roses dew, wept she.|
Emanual Von Geibel
| Sheds ceaseless tears, like dew on Hermons hill.|
|Tearful and trembling as a dewy rose|
The wind has shaken till it fills the air
With light and fragrance.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
| Tears like pears.|
| Tears herald smiles, as weeping April does this sunny May.|
James M. Morton
| From his eyes a stream of tears descended like a broken necklace of pearls.|
| Shining through tears, like April-suns in showers, that labor to oercome the cloud that loads them.|
| Tears as big as ostrichs eggs.|
| Then fresh tears|
Stood on her cheeks, as doth the honey-dew
Upon a gatherd lily almost witherd.
shone as the dew on a lily, at the rising of the sun.|
Hersart de la Villemarqué
|Her tears, like drops of molten lead,|
With torrents burn the passage to my heart.