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Hoyt & Roberts, comps.  Hoyt’s New Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations.  1922.
The Dewdrop slips into the shining sea!
        Edwin Arnold—Light of Asia. Bk. VIII. Last Line.
    Dewdrops, Nature’s tears, which she
Sheds in her own breast for the fair which die.
The sun insists on gladness; but at night,
When he is gone, poor Nature loves to weep.
        Bailey—Festus. Sc. Water and Wood. Midnight.
                The dew,
’Tis of the tears which stars weep, sweet with joy.
        Bailey—Festus. Sc. Another and a Better World.
The dews of the evening most carefully shun;
Those tears of the sky for the loss of the sun.
        Chesterfield—Advice to a Lady in Autumn.
Dew-drops are the gems of morning,
But the tears of mournful eve!
        Coleridge—Youth and Age.
        The dew-bead
Gem of earth and sky begotten.
        George Eliot—The Spanish Gypsy. Song. Bk. I.
  Every dew-drop and rain-drop had a whole heaven within it.
        Longfellow—Hyperion. Bk. III. Ch. VII.
Or stars of morning, dew-drops which the sun
Impearls on every leaf and every flower.
        MiltonParadise Lost. Bk. V. L. 746.
I must go seek some dewdrops here,
And hang a pearl in every cowslip’s ear.
        Midsummer Night’s Dream. Act II. Sc. 1. L. 14.
And every dew-drop paints a bow.
        Tennyson—In Memoriam. Pt. CXXII.

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