Sad is Eros , builder of cities, And weeping anarchic Aphrodite .
"You've been weeping, I see - that's our grand resource, you know. But doesn't it make your eyes smart? and do you always find it to answer?"anne brontë
After playing Chopin, I feel as if I had been weeping over sins that I had never committed.
Child of mortality, whence comest thou? Why is thy countenance sad, and why are thine eyes red with weeping?anna letitia barbauld
By fairy hands their knell is rung;By forms unseen their dirge is sung;There Honour comes, a pilgrim gray,To bless the turf that wraps their clay;And Freedom shall awhile repair,To dwell a weeping hermit there!william collins
To multitudes of sufferers on beds of pain and languishing, Jesus has been the great physician to-day; in many a weeping circle around precious dust, He has been the Divine comforter, and the tears have almost ceased to flow as this Jesus has touched the bier. Dying lips have whispered His name, and the valley of the shadow has been illumined as with the glory from the celestial shores.abbott eliot kittredge
Madam, in God's presence I speak: I never delighted in the weeping of any of God's creatures; yea I can scarcely well abide the tears of my own boys whom my own hand corrects, much less can I rejoice in your Majesty's weeping.john knox
Cupid has offered his arrows for Jesus to try;He has offered his bow for the game.But Jesus went weeping away, and left him there wondering why.harold monro
And weeping fast as she had breathJanet implored us, "Wake her from her sleep!"And would not be instructed in how deepWas the forgetful kingdom of death.john crowe ransom
With silent strides Odysseus then shot back the bolt, passed lightly through the courtyard and sped down the street. Some saw him take the graveyard's zigzag mountain path, some saw him leap on rocks that edged the savage shore, some visionaries saw him in the dead of night swimming and talking secretly with the sea-demons, but only a small boy saw him in a lonely dream sit crouched and weeping by the dark sea's foaming edge.Nikos Kazantzakis
The glorious Angel, who was keeping The gates of Light, beheld her weeping; And, as he nearer drew and listen'd To her sad song, a tear-drop glisten'd Within his eyelids, like the spray From Eden's fountain, where it lies On the blue flow'r, which Bramins say Blooms nowhere but in Paradise.thomas moore
When I can read my title clear To mansions in the skies, I'll bid farewell to every fear, And wipe my weeping eyes.Isaac Watts
Let no one pay me honor with tears, nor celebrate my funeral rites with weeping.
Oh! if I were Queen of France, or, still better, Pope of Rome, I would have no fighting men abroad and no weeping maids at home; All the world should be at peace; or if kings must show their might, Why, let them who make the quarrels be the only ones to fight.
Such a scene of sorrow and weeping I had never before witnessed.... We were then about to part form the man who had conducted through a long and bloody war, and under whose conduct the glory and independence of our country has been achieved.
Wer nie sein Brot mitTr a« nen aÞ, Wer nie die kummervollen N a« chte, Auf seinem Bette weinen saÞ, Der kennt euch nicht, ihr himmlischen M a« chte. Who never ate his bread in sorrow, Who never spent the darksome hours weeping and watching for the morrow He knows ye not, ye heavenly powers.