"To Imprint, to Engrave, or fix a thing in one's Mind."

— Phillips, Edward (1630-1696)

Place of Publication
Printed for J. Phillips; H. Rhodes; and J. Taylor
1706 [first published 1658]
"To Imprint, to Engrave, or fix a thing in one's Mind."
Metaphor in Context
To Imprint, to Engrave, or fix a thing in one's Mind.
Searching "mind" in Phillips's Dictionary (1706) in ECCO.
At least 6 entries in ESTC (1658, 1662, 1663, 1678, 1706, 1720).

See Edward Phillips, The New World of English Words: or, a General Dictionary: Containing the Interpretations of Such Hard Words As Are Derived from Other Languages; Whether Hebrew, Arabick, Syriack, Greek, Latin, Italian, French, Spanish, British, Dutch, Saxon, &c. (London: Printed by E. Tyler, for Nath. Brooke at the sign of the Angel in Cornhill, 1658). <Link to ESTC>

Text from The New World of Words: or, Universal English Dictionary. Containing an Account of the Original or Proper Sense, and Various Significations of All Hard Words Derived from Other Languages 6th ed., revised, corrected, and improved (London: Printed for J. Phillips, at the King’s-Arms in S. Paul's Church-Yard; H. Rhodes at the Star, the Corner of Bride-Lane, in Fleet-Street; and J. Taylor, at the Ship in S. Paul’s Church-Yard, 1706). <Link to ESTC>
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The Mind is a Metaphor is authored by Brad Pasanek, Assistant Professor of English, University of Virginia.