When Sir Joshua Reynolds died All Nature was degraded; The King dropp'd a tear into the Queen's ear, And all his pictures faded.
Though his tongue dropp'd manna, and could make the worse appear The better reason, to perplex and dash Maturest counsels.john milton
You have seen Sunshine and rain at once. * * * those happy smilets, That play'd on her ripe lip, seem'd not to know What guests were in her eyes; which parted thence, As pearls from diamonds dropp'd.william shakespeare
Speak gently! 'tis a little thing dropp'd in the heart's deep well: The good, the joy, that it may bring Eternity shall tell.
The Accusing Spirit which flew up to heaven's chancery with the oath, blush'd as he gave it in; and the Recording Angel as he wrote it down, dropp'd a tear upon the word, and blotted it out forever.Laurence Sterne
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