They, looking back, all the eastern side beheld Of Paradise, so late their happy seat, Waved over by that flaming brand, the gate With dreadful faces thronged and fiery arms: Some natural tears they dropped, but wiped them soon; The world was all before... Paradise Lost - Page 296by John Milton - 1850 - 296 pagesFull view
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A. R. Gurney - Drama - 1989 - 64 pages
...Some natural tears they dropp'd, but wip'd them soon; The World was all before them, where to choose Their place of rest, and providence their guide: They...steps and slow, Through Eden took their solitary way. There you are. I wrote that without looking at the book, and it's right, too, because I just checked...