That mother's tears did not seem to me like crocodile tears.
Crocodile tears though they often are, they have an effect on me which is more than peculiar.
You couldn't keep it to yourself, for all your promises and your crocodile tears!
Come, come; don't stand there shedding your crocodile tears; you are found out, and may as well leave off shamming any more.
But he was accustomed ...