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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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Willis's Current Notes: A Series of Articles on Antiquities, Biography ...

George Willis - 1856 - 112 pages
...your Correspondents know where arc to be found— Words are things, and a small drop of ink, Fulling like dew upon a thought, produces That which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think ? JCD THE lines misquoted by your correspondent, JW, are by the cavalier-poet Colonel Richard Lovelace,...
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A General Catalogue of Books in Every Department of Literature for Public ...

1847 - 900 pages
...words ; but impulses pregnant with good or evil, far-reaching and comprehensive as time itself; for "Words are things ; and a small drop of ink, Falling...That which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think." But you have now left behind you, for a brief period, the school room and its responsible duties ;...
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Kathie Brande: A Fireside History of a Quiet Life

Holme Lee - 1857 - 332 pages
...forever be, a crown of thorns." Immediately below followed these lines from Byron's poem of "Don Juan:" "words are things, and a small drop of ink Falling,...That which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think." Then came a short dissertation on this text, touching the responsibility of authorship : Like seed...
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The Science of Logic: Or, An Analysis of the Laws of Thought

Asa Mahan - 1857 - 400 pages
...REV. ASA AUTHOR OP AN "INTELLECTUAL PHILOSOPHY,' "A TREATISE ON THE WILL," ETC. "Words are things; A small drop of Ink, falling like dew upon a thought,...that which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think," NEW YOEK: AS, BARNES & CO., 51 & 53 JOHN-STREET. 1857. V Entered according to Act of Congress, in the...
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Don Juan, with notes. Complete ed

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1857 - 448 pages
...all colours — like the hands of dyers. LXXXVIII. But words are things ; and a small drop of ink, 88 Falling, like dew, upon a thought, produces That which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think i 'Tis strange, the shortest letter which man uses Instead of speech, may form a lasting link Of ages...
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The American Journal of Education and College Review, Volume 2

1856 - 732 pages
...them, insure to him an actual immortality. The author of a good book is the true Methuselah ; For a drop of ink, Falling like dew upon a thought, Produces that which makes millions think. To what straits old Time reduces man When paper — e'en a rag like this, Survives...
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A Critical Dictionary of English Literature: And British and ..., Volume 1

Samuel Austin Allibone - 1858 - 1022 pages
...attention of Clarkson and Wilberforce to the subject of the Slave Trade : — " So true is it that '• Words are things ; and a small drop of Ink, Falling,...That which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think." BYROIT. Benger, Elizabeth Ogilvy, 1778-1827, a native of Wells in England, evinced a strong literary...
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Chronicle of the Hundredth Birthday of Robert Burns

James Ballantine - 1859 - 630 pages
...the poet, and teaches them in their own speech and language. "Words are her most potent spells, " For words are things, and a small drop of ink, Falling...That which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think." The handiwork of man may fade away, but true words once uttered endure for all time, and " the poet...
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Chronicle of the Hundredth Birthday of Robert Burns

James Ballantine - 1859 - 634 pages
...teaches them in their own speech and language. Words are her most potent spells, " For words are tiling?, and a small drop of ink, Falling like dew upon a thought,...That which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think." The handiwork of man may fade away, but true words once uttered endure for all time, and " the poet...
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The North-Carolina Journal of Education, Volume 2

1859 - 414 pages
...Saga was in its slory. or the more favored days of Greece and Лоте, with these modern days, "When a small drop of ink, Falling like dew upon a thought, produces that Which makes thousands, perhaps milHone I li ml; ;" and we may have some conception of the strength of the forces now acting; to preserve...
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