She came to the village church, And sat by a pillar alone; An angel watching an urn Wept over her, carved in stone.
I did find Calypso but only once, far in the depths of the very wildest of Canadian dark woods, near those high, cold, moss-covered swamps. ... I felt as if I were in the presence of superior beings who loved me and beckoned me to come. I sat down beside them and wept for joy.john muir
The broken soldier, kindly bade to stay; Sat by his fire, and talked the night away, wept o'er his wounds, or tales of sorrow done, Shoulder'd his crutch, and show'd how fields were won.Oliver Goldsmith
My mother groaned! my father wept. Into the dangerous world I leapt, Helpless, naked, piping loud Like a fiend hid in a cloud.william blake
The Walrus and the Carpenter Were walking close at hand; They wept like anything to see Such quantities of sand: 'If this were only cleared away,' They said,'it would be grand!'
And the Lord Rupert looked at his work, and even he saw that it was a load of crap, but this was the enterprise culture and it sold millions so it was good. And on the same basis he decided to take over the television too, and the earth itself wept, and little robins vomited, and cuddly furry animals threw themselves under trains, and the whole thing was filmed by Sky Channel for a horror nature programme, and the most awful thing of all was that this was just the beginning.attila the stockbroker
His voice rose under the black smoke before the burning wreckage of the island; and infected by that emotion, the other little boys began to shake and sob too. And in the middle of them, with filthy body, matted hair, and unwiped nose, Ralph wept for the end of innocence, the darkness of man's heart, and the fall through the air of the true, wise friend called Piggy.william golding
Sche cam beforn the Erchebischop and fel down on hir kneys, the Erchebischop seying ful boystowsly unto hir, "Why wepist thu so, woman?" Sche, answeryng, seyde, "Syr, ye schal welyn sum day that ye had wept as sor as I."margery kempe
When he says that in that day all his thoughts perish, or flow away, perhaps under this expression he censures the madness of princes in setting no bounds to their hopes and desires, and scaling the very heavens in their ambition, like the insane Alexander of Macedon, who, upon hearing that there were other worlds, wept that he had not yet conquered one, although soon after the funeral urn sufficed him.
And as she wept, her tears to pearl he turned, And wound them on his arm, and for her mourned.Christopher Marlowe
Miniver Cheevy, child of scorn, Grew lean while he assailed the seasons; He wept that he was ever born, And he had reasons.Edwin Arlington Robinson
His big tears, for he wept well, Turned to mill-stones as they fell. And the little children, who Round his feet played to and fro, Thinking every tear a gem, Had their brains knocked out by them.Percy Bysshe Shelley
I wept that all must die —"Yet Love," I cried, "doth live, and conquer death —"And Time passed by,And breathed on Love, and killed it with his breathEre Death was nigh.More bitter far than allIt was to know that Love could change and die —Hush! for the ages call"The Love of God lives through eternity,And conquers all!"adelaide anne procter
Jesus wept once; possibly more than once. There are times when God asks nothing of His children except silence, patience, and tears.charles seymour robinson
Some years ago, when the images which this world affords first opened upon me, when I felt the cheering warmth of summer and heard the rustling of the leaves and the warbling of the birds, and these were all to me, I should have wept to die; now it is my only consolation. Polluted by crimes and torn by the bitterest remorse, where can I find rest but in death?mary wollstonecraft
Once I reveled in a destiny like no other joy I'd known: when the warden reading my death sentence wept.josé martí
And, hungry for the old, familiar ways, I turned aside and bowed my head and wept.Claude McKay
Behold who ever wept, and in his tears Was happier far than others in their smiles.
Two aged men, that had been foes for life, Met by a grave, and wept and in those tears They washed away the memory of their strife; Then wept again the loss of all those years.
But in his duty prompt at every call, He watch'd and wept, he pray'd and felt for all.Oliver Goldsmith
Sighed and wept and said no more.
With her ankles sunken in asphodel She wept for the roses of earth which fell.
When Alexander saw the breadth of his domain, he wept for there were no more worlds to conquer.
I so lively acted with my tears That my poor mistress, moved therewithal, wept bitterly.william shakespeare