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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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Letters and Journals of Lord Byron: With Notices of His Life

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron, Thomas Moore - 1873 - 798 pages
...have lived as long as Sheridan, and outlived as much as poor Brinsley. 1 [ " But word* are thing*, and a small drop of Ink, Falling like dew upon a thought, produces That which makei thousands, perhaps millions, think, 'Tls strange, the shortest letter which man uses Instead...
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The Poetical Works of Lord Byron, Volume 7, Part 1

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1873 - 368 pages
...Of others' feeling ; bnt they are snch liars, And take all colonrs — like the hands of dyers. 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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Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace to Their Source Passages and ...

John Bartlett - 1874 - 798 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,...That which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think. Canto iii. St. 88. And if I laugh at any mortal thing, 'T is that I may not weep. Don Juan. Canto iv....
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Catholic World, Volume 19

1874 - 898 pages
...himself in his art, so he who wishes to learn how to think must take the pen and do honest work. " But words are things, and a small drop of ink Falling, like dew, upon a thought, produce* That which makes thousands, perhaps millions think." I shall conclude this part of my subject...
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Poetical Quotations from Chaucer to Tennyson: With Copious Indexes ...

Samuel Austin Allibone - 1875 - 794 pages
...Hudibras. Words so debased and hard, no stone Was hard enough to touch them on. BUTLER : Hudibras. But words are things, and a small drop of ink, Falling,...That which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think. BYRON. The strongest love hath yet, at times, A weakness in its'pow'r; And latent sickness often sends...
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Familiar Quotations ...

John Bartlett - 1875 - 890 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,...That which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think Canto iii. St. 88. And if I laugh at any mortal thing, 'T is that I may not weep. Don Juan. Canto iv....
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DON JUAN

LORD BYRON - 1875 - 418 pages
...these times he might have done mnch worse: His strain display'd some feeling—right or wrong; 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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Common-school Literature, English and American: With Several Hundred ...

James Willis Westlake - 1876 - 168 pages
...words as with sunbeams — the more they are condensed, the deeper they burn. SOUTHRY. Words.} XXXIX. But words are things ; and a small drop of ink, Falling...That which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think. BYRON : Don yuan Falsehood.} XL. A lie which is all a lie may be met and fought with outright; But...
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The holy truth, or, The coming reformation

Hugh Junor Browne - 1876 - 474 pages
...own observation, and to the truth and reality of which I feel justified in bearing testimony. — " Words are things ; and a small drop of ink Falling,...That which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think." " When distributive justice pervades the social world, virtue and morality will bloom with an immortal...
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Women of the Century

Phebe Ann Hanaford - 1876 - 686 pages
...Soule — Emma Molloy — Pauline W. Davis — Jane G. Swisshehn — Amelia Bloomer, and others. " Words are things ; and a small drop of Ink, Falling...That which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think." BvKOK. " They that handle the pen of the writer." — JUDGES v. 14. ~V7~ERY many women are journalists...
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