"The soul, fortunately, has an interpreter - often an unconscious but still a faithful interpreter - in the eye." ~ Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre (Painting by William Adolphe Bouguereau French Neoclassical Master)
And behold a woman, which was a sinner, brought an alabaster box of ointment and stood at Jesus' feet weeping, she began to wash His feet with tears, and did wipe them with her hair.(Luke This is one of my favorite Bible stories!
Irish Legends - birdsofrhiannon: Eithlinn in the tower by P. Lynch In Irish mythology, Ethniu (or Eithne) is the daughter of the Fomorian leader Balor, and the mother of Lugh. [The Names upon the Harp - Eithlinn - PJ Lynch]