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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 Sportsman's magazine of life in London and the country, ed ..., Volume 1

Miles's Boy (pseud) - 1845
...publication, and 'narrow will number it among the periodicals of the day: — But tcorda are tilings; and a small drop of ink Falling like dew upon a thought, produces That which makes hundreds, perhaps thousands, think: Tis strange, the shortest letter which man uses Instead of speech,...
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The Christian Pioneer, Volume 1

Unitarianism - 1827
...the thoughts and actions of the illustrious, who now are mouldering in the dust, — an art, which, " falling like dew upon a thought, produces that which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think," — an art, which, as one of the priests, wise in the wisdom of this world, declared, on its production,...
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Dictionary of Poetical Quotations: Consisting of Elegant Extracts ..., Volume 1

Quotations, English - 1847 - 506 pages
...are the sole expounders of the mind, And correspondence keep 'twixt all mankind. JAMES HOWEL. 3. But words are things ; and a small drop of ink, Falling...That which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think. BYRON'S Don Juan. WORLD. 1. All the world's a stage; And all the men and women merely players : They...
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The Finishers' friendly circular, Volume 1

1851
...and solder of society."— BLAIE. No. 9.] PEINTED FOE THE MEMBEES OP THE ASSOCIATION. [AUO. 184?. " Words are things, and a small drop of ink, Falling,...That which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think ; 'Tis strange, the shortest letter which men uses Instead of speech, may form a tasting link Of ages...
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The Life of Lord Byron: With His Letters and Journals

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron, Thomas Moore - 1851 - 735 pages
...have lived as long as Sheridan, and outlived as much as poor Brinsley. 1 I " But worde are things, ami a small drop of Ink, Falling like dew upon a thought,...That which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think, 'Tie strange, the shortest letter which man uses Instead of speech, may form a lasting link Of ages,"...
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Types of Mankind: Or, Ethnological Researches, Based Upon the Ancient ...

Josiah Clark Nott, George Robins Gliddon, Samuel George Morton - African Americans - 1854 - 738 pages
...NOTT, MD, AND GEO. R. GLIDDON, "Si "7" KOBILK, ALABAMA, FOHHKKLT II. S. CO.I'SL'L AT C.UEO. t. — ** Words are things; and a small drop of ink, Falling,...thought, produces That which makes thousands, perhaps million*, think."— BYBOV. PHILADELPHIA: LIPPINCOTT, GRAMBO & OO. LONDON: TRUBNEE & CO. 1854. HARVARD...
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Student and Family Miscellany, Volumes 7-8

1854
...of no use to us. Good books inflame literary ambition ; create a desire in the mind to produce ; " A drop of ink, Falling like dew upon a thought, produces...That which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think." ,. Let not the student, therefore, in his zeal to develop his own mind, lose the power of learning...
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A Complete Dictionary of Poetical Quotations: Comprising the Most Excellent ...

Sarah Josepha Buell Hale - Quotations, English - 1855 - 570 pages
...states let strangers thirdly bo preferr'd, In state of letters merit should be heard. Churehill — Words are things; and a small drop of ink, Falling like dew upon a thought, produees That whieh makes thousands, perhaps millions, think. Byron. Thy words had sueh a melting flow,...
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Types of Mankind: Or, Ethnological Researches, Based Upon the Ancient ...

Josiah Clark Nott, George Robins Gliddon - Chronology - 1855 - 738 pages
...PATTERSON, MD: BY JC NOTT, MD, AND GEO. R. GLIDDON, FORMERLY 0. 8. CONSUL AT CAOO. — w Words &re thingti; and a small drop of Ink, Falling, like dew upon a thought, produces That which make* thousands, perhaps millions, tbinh/*— BTBQS. PHILADELPHIA: LIPPINCOTT, GRAMBO & 00. . 7 rmn...
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Willis's Current notes

Willis's Current notes - 1856
...the wars," addressed by Colonel Richard Lovelace to Lucy Sacheverel, the lady of his affections ; and printed with other of his poems, in a volume, entitled...JCD THE lines misquoted by your correspondent, JW, are by the cavalier-poet Colonel Richard Lovelace, and are really thus,— But this inconstancy is...
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