"Be hot with wrath, great iron-hearted Mack"

— Williams, John [pseud. Anthony Pasquin] (1754-1818)

Place of Publication
Printed by C. Lowndes
1794, 1800
"Be hot with wrath, great iron-hearted Mack"
Metaphor in Context
Faith like a Polypus is subdivided,
The points of moral right are undecided:
Priests and old women are alike derided.
Be hot with wrath, great iron-hearted Mack,
Lord what a way I'm in--good lack!
(cf. p. 14 in 1794 printing)
Searching "heart" and "iron" in HDIS (Poetry); confirmed in ECCO
4 entries in ESTC (1794, 1795).

See A Crying Epistle from Britannia to Colonel Mack, Including a Naked Portrait of the King, Queen, and Prince, With Notes; Political, Philosophical and Personal, by Anthony Pasquin, Esq. (London: Printed by C. Lowndes; No. 66 Drury Lane; for H. D. Symonds, Paternoster Row, and J. Ridgway, York Street, St. James’s Square, [1794?]). <Link to ESTC>

Text from Satires And Biography. By Anthony Pasquin (London: Printed for Sackington & Allen [etc.], 1800).
Date of Entry

The Mind is a Metaphor is authored by Brad Pasanek, Assistant Professor of English, University of Virginia.