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He turned his eyes upon her; but no sympathy was in their beams; no belief in the semblance of her tears.
Do not the widow's tears run down the cheek, and her cry against him that causeth them to fall?
The tears came so fast to Mrs. Pontellier's eyes that the damp sleeve of her peignoir no longer served to dry them.
He turned to the gentle accents of his sweet Alice, breathed in a letter which had been wet with her grateful tears.
Tausig possessed this repose in a technical way, and his touch was marvellous; but he never drew the tears to your eyes.
Then the croupier tears open two packets of new cards, flinging the old ones into a waste-paper basket at his side.
For who, while tears are falling, will pause to handle the wreaths, and find whether they are genuine?
There are sentimental children, as there are sentimental adults, who seem never happier than when the tears are ready to start.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
She groaned aloud, and her tears flowed faster: Alessandro was making the baby's coffin.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
Sick, trembling, her beautiful face humble and tearful enough now, she bent it on his shoulder in a shower of bitter tears.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD

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pandiculationnoun | [pan-dik-yuh-ley-shuhn ]SEE DEFINITION
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