This circumstance is not exclusively due to the lacrymal glands being as yet incapable of secreting tears.
"The Expression of Emotion in Man and Animals" by Charles Darwin
Outside of the eyeball, in the loose, fatty tissue of the orbit, in the upper and outer corner is the lacrymal or tear gland.
"A Practical Physiology" by Albert F. Blaisdell
BOUILLY, JEAN NICOLAS, a French dramatist, born near Tours, nicknamed, from his sentimentality "poete lacrymal" (1763-1842).
"The Nuttall Encyclopaedia" by Edited by Rev. James Wood
OF THE SECRETIONS OF SALIVA, AND OF TEARS, AND OF THE LACRYMAL SACK.
"Zoonomia, Vol. I" by Erasmus Darwin
The eye is small, and not provided with a true lacrymal apparatus.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 7" by Various
The lacrymal is always present, and perforated by a glandular duct.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 7" by Various
Along with the pain and photophobia there is lacrymation.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 1" by Various