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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 holy truth, or, The coming reformation

Hugh Junor Browne - 1876
...own observation, and to the truth and reality of which I feel justified in bearing testimony. — " Words are things ; and a small drop of ink Falling,...That which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think." " When distributive justice pervades the social world, virtue and morality will bloom with an immortal...
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Words: Their Use and Abuse

William Mathews - English language - 1878 - 384 pages
...willing to cast the immortal soul, and to leave it dependent for all its future happiness.— WS LANDOR. Words are things; and a small drop of ink, falling...like dew upon a thought, produces that which makes thousand, perhaps millions, think.— BYRON. A dead language is full of all monumental remembrances...
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In Memoriam, Melancthon W. Jacobus

Presbyterian Church - 1876 - 108 pages
...which he illustrates. Judge not that a Christian s.cholar passes a life of idleness and waste; for " A drop of ink Falling, like dew, upon a thought Produces...that which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think." The sudden death of a Christian minister! Smitten when in full armor in the midst of vigorous duty...
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Remarkable Providences and Proofs of a Divine Revelation: With Thoughts ...

John Richardson Phillips - Providence (R.I.) - 1876 - 371 pages
...memorials secure us against that hazard, and make them useful to others when we are gone, for, — " A drop of ink Falling like dew upon a thought, produces That which makes thousands, aye, and millions think !" God's providence will often suggest a thought, and that thought may develop...
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Munson's Phonographic News

Shorthand - 1879
...inspired by the thought of the utility of his calling. He feels, as Byron has expressed it, " That words are things, and a small drop of ink, Falling, like dew, upon л thought, produces That which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think.'1 He realizes that by his...
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A Dictionary of Poetical Illustrations: Specially Selected with View to the ...

Robert Aitkin Bertram - English language - 1877 - 748 pages
...little meant ; And many a word at random spoken May soothe or wound a heart that's broken. Scott. But ld have thought the very windows spake, So many greedy...casements darted their desiring eyes Upon his visage. — Byron. Words are mighty, words are living, Serpents with their venomous stings, Or bright angels,...
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Carleton's Hand-book of Popular Quotations

G.W. Carleton & Co - Quotations, English - 1877 - 340 pages
...Progree*. Words. — And WORDS came first, and after blows. CHARLES LLOYD, Speech of Courtuey. — But WORDS are things, and a small drop of ink, Falling,...thought, produces That which makes thousands, perhaps millious, think. BYRON, Ъou Juaп, canto iii. st. 88. — For of all sad WORDS of tongue or pen, The...
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The Medical times and gazette, Volume 2

1877
...As stated last week, the library of the College of Surgeons will be closed during September. LEC—" Words are things, and a small drop of ink Falling,...upon a thought, produces That which makes thousands, pvrlmru millions, think." Byron. OBS— Kew Gardens were flnt opened to the public in 1847, at the...
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The poetical works of lord Byron

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - Bounty Mutiny, 1789 - 1878 - 836 pages
...feeling ; but they are such liars, And take all colours — like the hands of dyers. LXXXVIII. But though three feet yet Kept two hand and one chain pump still in use. The wind blew fresh again : : 'Tis strange, the shortest letter which man use; Instead of speech, may form a lasting link Of ages...
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Carleton's Hand-book of Popular Quotations ...

1878 - 2 pages
...Progrest. Words. — And WORDS came first, and after blows. CHARLES LLOYD, Sneech of Courtney. — But WORDS are things, and a small drop of ink, Falling,...That which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think. BYRON, Don Juan, canto iii. st. 88. — For of all sad WORDS of tongue or pen, The saddest are these...
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