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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... "
Journal of the conversations of lord Byron ... in the years 1821 and 1822 - Page 354
by Thomas Medwin - 1824
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The works of ... lord Byron, Volumes 9-10

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1821
...others' feeling; but they are such liars, And take all colours — like the hands of dyerĽ. Lxxxvm. But words are things , and a small drop of ink, Falling...That which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think ; 'Tis strange, the shortest letter which man uses Instead of. speech, may form a lasting link Of ages...
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Don Juan, Cantos III, IV, and V

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - Don Juan (Legendary character) - 1821 - 218 pages
...others' feeling ; but they are such liars, And take all colours — like the hands of dyers. LXXXVIII. But words are things, and a small drop of ink, Falling...That which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think ; 'Tis strange, the shortest letter which man uses Instead of speech, may form a lasting Link Of ages...
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Don Juan. Cantos i. to v. [by lord Byron].

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1823
...others' feeling ; but they are such liars, And take all colours — like the hands of dyers. LXXXVIII, But words are things, and a small drop of ink . ,...That which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think ; • 'Tis strange, the shortest letter which man uses Instead of speech, may form a lasting link Of...
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Journal of the Conversations of Lord Byron: Noted During a ..., Volumes 1-2

Thomas Medwin - British - 1824 - 304 pages
...were very nearly making the Emperor of Austria prisoner, though his army consisted of 80,000 men. * " But words are things ; — and a small drop of ink,...That which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think." " They beat us in Egypt, and took one of our Generals. Their mode of fighting is not unformidable....
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Conversations of Lord Byron: Noted During a Residence with His Lordship at ...

Thomas Medwin - England - 1824 - 351 pages
...much changed since then. " I have learned to think very differently of * But words are things;—and a small drop of ink Falling, like dew, upon a thought,...thousands, perhaps millions, think." Don. Juan, Canto III. Stanza88. " the cause, — at least of its success. I look " upon the Morea as secure. There is more...
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The complete works of lord Byron with a biogr. and critical ..., Volumes 1-2

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1825
...others' feeling; but they are such liars, And take all colours—like the hands of dyers. LXXXVIH. 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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Essay on Language: As Connected with the Faculties of the Mind, and as ...

William Samuel Cardell - Language and languages - 1825 - 203 pages
...portentous eve. Rolling, to Turkey, its waters, yet unstained. The next verse explains its own tenses. " But words are things; and a small drop of ink, Falling,...which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think.''' Lord Byron. Are, at all times, according to their general nature. Produces, within a reasonable time...
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The Works of Lord Byron: Complete in One Volume

George Gordon NoŽl Byron - 1826 - 776 pages
...arc such liars, And take all colours— like the hands of dyers. But words nre things, and a email drop of ink, Falling like dew upon a thought, produces That which makes thousands, perhaps mil lions, think ; I'i.-i strange, the shortest letter which man uses Instead of speech, may form a...
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The Works of Lord Byron: Comprising the Suppressed Poems, Volumes 10-11

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - English literature - 1826
...others' feeling; hnt they are snch liars, And take all colonrs— like the hands of dyers. Lxxxvm. Bnt words are things, and a small drop of ink, Falling like dew npon a thonght, prodnces That which makes thonsands, perhaps millions, think; T is strange, the shortest...
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Cain the wanderer: a vision of heaven. Darkness, and other poems

John Edmund Reade - 1829 - 330 pages
...few support it: some words, a few passages — leave impressions which will not be forgotten, " For words are things, and a small drop of ink " Falling...That which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think." The book is thus secretly perpetuated, and lives, merely because it will be heard. Now among such men,...
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