weep over

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References in classic literature ?
She has sent messengers to his court with costly gifts; but all have returned sick for want of sunlight, weary and sad; we have watched over them, heedless of sun or shower, but still his dark spirits do their work, and we are left to weep over our blighted blossoms.
We linger to weep over a picture, but from the original we should quickly turn our eyes away.