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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 Poetical Works of Lord Byron, Volume 7, Part 1

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1873
...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 - Quotations - 1874 - 778 pages
...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
...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 - Quotations, English - 1875 - 772 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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Don Juan. Complete ed., with notes

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1875
...Of other's feeling ; but they are such liars, And take all colours — like the hands of dyers. 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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Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace Their Sources, Passages and ...

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1875 - 864 pages
...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
...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 - American literature - 1876 - 156 pages
...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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Reliques of Ancient English Poetry: Consisting of Old Heroic ..., Volume 1

Thomas Percy - Ballads, English - 1876
...what is written than is sometimes supposed, but still there is an important reflex action, and — " Words are things, and a small drop of ink Falling...That which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think." There are recorded instances of the powerful influence of ballads, and we know how much Dibdin's sea...
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Women of the Century

Phebe Ann Hanaford - Electronic book - 1876 - 648 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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