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Dew
 
The Dewdrop slips into the shining sea!
        Edwin Arnold—Light of Asia. Bk. VIII. Last Line.
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    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.
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                The dew,
’Tis of the tears which stars weep, sweet with joy.
        Bailey—Festus. Sc. Another and a Better World.
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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.
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Dew-drops are the gems of morning,
But the tears of mournful eve!
        Coleridge—Youth and Age.
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        The dew-bead
Gem of earth and sky begotten.
        George Eliot—The Spanish Gypsy. Song. Bk. I.
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  Every dew-drop and rain-drop had a whole heaven within it.
        Longfellow—Hyperion. Bk. III. Ch. VII.
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Or stars of morning, dew-drops which the sun
Impearls on every leaf and every flower.
        MiltonParadise Lost. Bk. V. L. 746.
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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.
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And every dew-drop paints a bow.
        Tennyson—In Memoriam. Pt. CXXII.
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