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" But words are things, and a small drop of ink, Falling like dew upon a thought, produces That which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think. "
Don Juan. Cantos i. to v. [by lord Byron]. - Page 142
by George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1823
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Don Juan: In Sixteen Cantos

George Gordon Noël Byron - 1832 - 456 pages
...are snch liars. And take all colonrs — like the hands of dyers. • IIL DON JUAN. I23 IXXXVIII. Bnt words are things, and a small drop of ink, Falling, like dew, npon a thonght, prodnces That which makes thonsands, perhaps millions, think; Tis strange, the shortest...
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Life, Letters, and Journals of Lord Byron

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1839 - 782 pages
...less spirituous, he might have lived as long as Sheridan, and outlived as much as poor Brinsley. 1 ["But words are things, and a small drop of Ink, Falling like dew upon a thought, produces That which make* thousands, perhaps millions, think, 'Til strange, the shortest letter which man use* Instead...
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Nugae Literariae: Prose and Verse

Richard Winter Hamilton - 1841 - 616 pages
...this art, this kalligraphy, of the copyists, it may rest the mind to recall the words of Byron : - But words are things, and a small drop of ink, Falling...That which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think ; 'T is strange, the shortest letter which man uses Instead of speech, may form a lasting link Of ages...
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A Grammar of the Greek Language: A Practical Grammar of the Attic and Common ...

Alpheus Crosby - 1841 - 272 pages
...the simple apprehension ; and SYNTAX, to the judgment. BOOK I. ORTHOGRAPHY. JEichyhu, Prom. Vinci, " A small drop of ink, Falling like dew upon a thought,...That which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think." ^ 7. THE Greek language is written with twenty-four letters, two breathings, three accents, four marks...
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Nugae Literariae: Prose and Verse

Richard Winter Hamilton - 1841 - 662 pages
...rest the mind to recall the words of Byron : " But words are things, and a small drop of ink, Pilling like dew upon a thought, produces That which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think ; T is strange, the shortest letter which man uses Instead of speech, may form a lasting link Of ages...
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History of the Baptist Missionary Society, from 1792 to 1842, Volume 2

Francis Augustus Cox - 1842 - 546 pages
...Cries," by Mr. Peggs, which have aroused public attention to these " abominations that make desolate." " Words are things ; and a small drop of ink Falling,...That which makes thousands, perhaps millions think." Never was this idea more strikingly verified than in the history of the immortal Carey, — "the man...
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The Water Cure. A Practical Treatise on the Cure of Diseases by Water, Air ...

James Wilson (M.D., of Malvern.) - 1842 - 246 pages
...HVDBOI-HOBIA 169 APPENDIX. * Observations of Professor Pelletan on the Caloric Currents . .175 INTRODUCTION. "But words are things, and a small drop of ink, Falling...produces That which makes thousands, perhaps millions, thiuk : 'Tis strange, the shortest letter which man uses, Instead of speech, may form a lasting link...
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Results of Reading

James Stamford Caldwell - 1843 - 372 pages
...Ibid. 7 Fatal Curiosity. " Troilus and Cressida. a Johnson. 10 Ibid. " Cowper. Words are things—and a small drop of ink, Falling, like dew, upon a thought,...That which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think.' Many books, Wise men have said, are wearisome; who reads Incessantly, and to his reading brings not...
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Littell's Living Age, Volume 206

1895 - 862 pages
...rich and poor during those calamitous years of 1846-7 and 8, when she first began to teach and preach. Words are things, and a small drop of ink, Falling...That which makes thousands, perhaps millions think ! Mrs. Gaskell's vocation was that of a peacemaker. She compels us to feel, not how different men are,...
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The Life, Letters and Journals of Lord Byron: Complete in One Volume

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1844 - 780 pages
...might have lived as long as Sheridan, and outlived as much as poor Brinsley. [" But words are thtngi, and a small drop of Ink, Falling like dew upon a thought,...That which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think, 'Tls strange, the shortest letter which man uses Instead of speech, may form a lasting link Of ages,"...
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