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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... "
Willis's Current Notes: A Series of Articles on Antiquities, Biography ... - Page 14
by George Willis - 1856
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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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The Complete Works of Lord Byron: Including His Suppressed Poems ..., Volume 4

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1832
...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. 'T is strange, the shortest letter which man uses, Instead of speech, may form a lasting link Of ages...
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Don Juan: In Sixteen Cantos

George Gordon NoŽl Byron - 1832 - 444 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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The Works of Lord Byron: With His Letters and Journals,

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron, Thomas Moore - 1833
...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 ; 'Tis strange, the shortest letter which man uses Instead of speech, may form a lasting link Of ages...
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Life, Letters, and Journals of Lord Byron

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1839 - 735 pages
...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 - Literature - 1841 - 585 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 - Greek language - 1841 - 239 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 - Literature - 1841 - 585 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 - Baptists - 1842
...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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