"Thy wounds upon my heart impress, / Nor [a]ught shall the loved stamp efface"

— Wesley, John and Charles

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Printed by William Strahan
"Thy wounds upon my heart impress, / Nor [a]ught shall the loved stamp efface"
Metaphor in Context
My Saviour, Thou thy Love to me
In Want, in Pain, in Shame, hast show'd;
For me on the accursed Tree
Thou pouredst forth thy guiltless Blood:
Thy Wounds upon my Heart impress,
Nor ought shall the lov'd Stamp efface.

(p. 157)
Searching in HDIS (Poetry); text from ECCO-TCP
At least 8 entries in ECCO and ESTC (1739, 1740, 1742, 1743, 1749). See also the many other collections of hymns which select from or incorporate hymns from the original.

3 editions in 1739. See John and Charles Wesley, Hymns and Sacred Poems. Published by John Wesley, M. A. Fellow of Lincoln College, Oxford; and Charles Wesley, M. A. Student of Christ-Church, Oxford. (London: Printed by William Strahan, 1739). <Link to first edition in ESTC><Link to ECCO><Link to ECCO-TCP>

Found searching in The Poetical Works of John and Charles Wesley, ed. G. Osborn, 13 vols. (London: The Wesleyan-Methodist Conference Office, 1868). <Link to Hathi Trust>
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The Mind is a Metaphor is authored by Brad Pasanek, Assistant Professor of English, University of Virginia.