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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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Kathie Brande, by Holme Lee

Harriet Parr - 1860
...a crown of thorns." Immediately below, followed these lines from Byron's poem of "Don Juan" : — " words are things, and a small drop of ink Falling,...That which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think." Then came a short dissertation on this text, touching the responsibility of authorship : like seed...
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The rhetoric of conversation, ed. by S. Jenner

George Winfred Hervey - 1860
...you in all the scenes of earth, and haunt you for ever through the regions of an unseen, world." " A small drop of ink Falling like dew upon a thought, produces That which makes thousands, aye, millions think." ED. Changed, yet the same : echo, yet living tone. From weeping hearts where...
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Sunbeams for all seasons; counsels, cautions, and precepts &c

Sunbeams - 1861
...and with her, and for ever, All hopes and emotions they else had denied. From the German of Schiller. Words are things, and a small drop of ink, Falling...That which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think ! — A little word in kindness spoken, A motion or a tear, Has often heal'd the heart that's broken,...
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Life Lessons in the School of Christian Duty

Ezra Hall Gillett - Christian life - 1864 - 407 pages
...louder than words." These last are mighty, but example is mightier. The poet has said of words : " Words are things, and a small drop of ink, Falling...That which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think." Yet that word will die away on your ear ; that thought will vanish with the closed book. You may forget...
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SPEECHES, ARGUMENTS, ADDRESSES, AND LETTERS OF CLEMENT L. VALLANDIGHAM

1864
...garb. Its author well understood the philosophy of Mirabeau, and, after him, Byron. He knew that — " Words are things, and a small drop of ink, Falling...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,...
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Round about home in the spring-time. Village life

Holme Lee - 1865
...of unexpressed ideas and lighting the way for other minds to deeper utterances than lie in them. " Words are things, and a small drop of ink, Falling,...That which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think." It may be but a sentence dropt by chance on the wayside that lifts the soul to a higher level and gives...
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Die orthodoxe katholische Anschauung im Gegensatz zum Papstthum und ...

J Joseph Overbeck - 1865
...ausgedehnteren Gebrauch davon zu machen. Und nun fahre denn mein Wort hinaus, und Gott segne es! Wonls are things; and a small drop of ink, Falling , like dew , upon a thought . produces That which makes Ihousands, perhaps millions, think. 31. März 1865. JJ Overbeck, 5, Prospect Terrace Reading (England)....
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A Dictionary of Quotations from the English Poets

Henry George Bohn - Quotations - 1867 - 715 pages
...magic's in the place or air, That all perfection needs must centre there P Churchill, Rosciad, 201. Words are things ; and a small drop of ink, Falling...That which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think. Thy words had such a melting flow, Byron, DJ And spoke of truth so sweetly well, They dropp'd, like...
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The poetical works of lord Byron, complete. (Pearl ed.).

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1867 - 685 pages
...but they are such liars, And take ail colours — like the hands of dyers. LXXXVIII. But words arc producrs That which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think ; 'T is strange, the shortest letter which...
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The Living Age, Volume 93

1867
...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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