Veil of Tears or Vale of Tears

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Veil of Tears or Vale of Tears :

The expression “vale of tears” goes back to pious sentiments that consider life on earth to be a series of sorrows to be left behind when we go on to a better world in Heaven.

It conjures up an image of a suffering traveler laboring through a valley ("vale” ) of troubles and sorrow.

“Veil of tears” is poetic sounding, but it’s a mistake.

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