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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... "
Selections from the Poetry of Lord Byron - Page 266
by George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1900 - 412 pages
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Don Juan, Cantos III, IV, and V

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - Don Juan (Legendary character) - 1821 - 218 pages
...quite, when Greece was young, Yet in these times he might have done much worse : His strain display 'd some feeling — right or wrong ; And feeling, in...reduces Frail man, when paper — even a rag like this, LXXXVII. LXXXIX. And when his bones are dust, his grave a blank, His station, generation, even his...
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The works of ... lord Byron, Volumes 9-10

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1821
...others' feeling; but they are such liars, And take all colours — like the hands of dyer». Lxxxvm. But words are things , and a small drop of ink, Falling...reduces Frail man, when paper — even a rag like this, t ' LYXXIX. And when his bones are dust, his grave a blank, His station, generation, even his nation,...
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Journal of the conversations of lord Byron ... in the years 1821 and 1822

Thomas Medwin - 1824
...much changed " since then. I have learned to think " very differently of the cause, — at least * " But words are things ; — and a small drop of ink,...That which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think." Don Juan, Canto III. Stanza 88. " of its success. I look upon the Morea " as secure. There is more...
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Journal of the Conversations of Lord Byron: Noted During a ..., Volumes 1-2

Thomas Medwin - British - 1824 - 304 pages
...were very nearly making the Emperor of Austria prisoner, though his army consisted of 80,000 men. * " But words are things ; — and a small drop of ink,...That which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think." " They beat us in Egypt, and took one of our Generals. Their mode of fighting is not unformidable....
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Conversations of Lord Byron: Noted During a Residence with His Lordship at ...

Thomas Medwin - England - 1824 - 351 pages
...much changed since then. " I have learned to think very differently of * But words are things;—and a small drop of ink Falling, like dew, upon a thought,...That which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think." Don. Juan, Canto III. Stanza88. " the cause, — at least of its success. I look " upon the Morea as...
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The works of the rt. hon. lord Byron, Volume 7

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1824
...low rational; If Pindar sang horse-races, what should hinder Himself from heing as pliahle as Pindar? Instead of speech, may form a lasting link Of ages; to what straits old Time reduces Frail man, when paper—even a rag like this, Survives himself, his tomh, and all that's his. LXXXIX. And when his...
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The complete works of lord Byron with a biogr. and critical ..., Volumes 1-2

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1825
...others' 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; 'T is strange, the shortest letter which man uses Instead of speech, may form a lasting link Of ages;...
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Essay on Language: As Connected with the Faculties of the Mind, and as ...

William Samuel Cardell - Language and languages - 1825 - 203 pages
...portentous eve. Rolling, to Turkey, its waters, yet unstained. The next verse explains its own tenses. " But words are things; and a small drop of ink, Falling,...which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think.''' Lord Byron. Are, at all times, according to their general nature. Produces, within a reasonable time...
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The works of lord Byron

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1826
...sourre Of others' feeling;; but they arc such liars. And take all colours— lute the hands of dyere. But words are things, and a small drop of ink, Falling...That which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think ; 'Tie strange, the «hortest letter which man I ii-i, ,i.| of speech, may form a lasting link Of .IL-"-;...
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The Works of Lord Byron: Complete in One Volume

George Gordon Noël Byron - 1826 - 776 pages
...arc such liars, And take all colours— like the hands of dyers. But words nre things, and a email drop of ink, Falling like dew upon a thought, produces That which makes thousands, perhaps mil lions, think ; I'i.-i strange, the shortest letter which man uses Instead of speech, may form a...
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