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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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Littell's Living Age, Volume 93

1867 - 894 pages
...rich and poor during the calamitous years of 1846—47-48 when she first began to teach and to preach. Words are things ; and a small drop of ink, Falling like dew, u^on a thought, produces Tlmt which m likes thousands, perhaps millions, think.' Those were days of...
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The poetical works of lord Byron. Repr. with notes, &c, Issue 35

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1868 - 666 pages
...have sung. The modern Greek, in tolerable verse ; If not like Orpheus quite, when Greece was young1. w ! are we comrades ?— the state's ducal robes Sit newly on me, tiscs Instead of speech, may form a lasting link Of ages ; to what straits old Time reduces Frail man,...
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The British Quarterly Review, Volume 45

Henry Allon - 1867 - 614 pages
...the calamitous years of 1846-47-48 when she first began to teach and to preach. ' Words are tilings ; and a small drop of ink, Falling, like dew, upon a...That which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think.' Those were days of great trouble and upsetting both in the social and the political world. In Ireland...
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Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace to Their Source : Passages ...

John Bartlett - 1868 - 828 pages
...I, May hear our mutual murmurs sweep ; There, swan-like, let me sing and die. Canto iii. St. 86. 16. But words are things, and a small drop of ink, Falling, like clew, upon a thought, produces That which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think. Canto iii. St....
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Book of Elegant Poetical Extracts

John T. Watson - 1869 - 524 pages
...expounders of the mind, And correspondence keep 'twixt afl mankind. JAMES HOWKL But words are things j and a small drop of ink, Falling like dew upon a thought,...That which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think. BYRON'S Don Juan. WORLD. All the world 'sa stage ; And all the men and women merely players : They...
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The Lakeside Monthly, Volume 1

Francis Fisher Broune - 1869 - 420 pages
...and nothing is my own but the string that ties them. — MONTAIGNE. THOUGHTS. — Words are magic ; a small drop of ink Falling like dew upon a thought,...That which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think. — Byron. SABBATH. Six days may Rank divide the poor, 0, Dives, from thy banquet hall ; The seventh...
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The Poetical Works of Lord Byron: Reprinted from the Original Editions, with ...

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1870 - 768 pages
...feeling : but they are such liars, lad take all colours — like the hands of dyers. LXXXVill. fet words are things ; and a small drop of ink, Falling, like dew, upon a thought, produces 1Ъл which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think : fuses Ti3 strange, the shortest letter which...
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A Life of Clement L. Vallandigham

James Laird Vallandigham - 1872 - 620 pages
...understood the philosophy of Mirabeau, and after him Byron. He knew that — Words are things ; nnd a small drop of ink, Falling like dew upon a thought,...That which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think. But the motives and the results expected from it cannot be thus concealed, and in a court of law it...
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Thoughts for the Million; Or, Buds, Blossoms, and Berries

John Henry Gordon - 1873 - 164 pages
... 600079005R THOUGHTS FOR THE MILLION; OK, l5uDs, blossoms, anD TBerrie0. JOHN HENRY GORDON. " Words are things, and a small drop of ink. Falling,...That which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think." — Byron. " In my dream, behold, a vine was before me,*** and it was as though it laddid, and her...
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Gleanings from many sheaves

Gleanings, A. M. V. - 1873 - 116 pages
...The gift of distinct explanation is very rare. 280. In our accustomed groove, how easily we run. 281. Words are things; and a small drop of ink, falling...upon a thought, produces that which makes thousands, may make millions, think. 282. Wit's naught, till it's dear bought. 283. Often, glad no more, we wear...
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