Though his tongue Dropp'd manna, and could make the worse appear The better reason, to perplex and dash Maturest counsels.
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.william blake
You have seen Sunshine and rain at once; her smile and tears Were like, a better way; 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