|Hoyt & Roberts, comps. Hoyts New Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations. 1922.|
|The Dewdrop slips into the shining sea!|
Edwin ArnoldLight of Asia. Bk. VIII. Last Line.
| Dewdrops, Natures 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.
BaileyFestus. Sc. Water and Wood. Midnight.
| The dew,|
Tis of the tears which stars weep, sweet with joy.
BaileyFestus. 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.
ChesterfieldAdvice to a Lady in Autumn.
|Dew-drops are the gems of morning,|
But the tears of mournful eve!
ColeridgeYouth and Age.
| The dew-bead|
Gem of earth and sky begotten.
George EliotThe Spanish Gypsy. Song. Bk. I.
| Every dew-drop and rain-drop had a whole heaven within it.|
LongfellowHyperion. 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 cowslips ear.
Midsummer Nights Dream. Act II. Sc. 1. L. 14.
|And every dew-drop paints a bow.|
TennysonIn Memoriam. Pt. CXXII.