"Nevertheless, if regular imagination requires the elasticity of our organs, it requires it in a less degree than reason; for its objects are neither necessarily dependant on each other, nor closely connected its productions are only detached parts, where the mind has nothing to do but to weave them into one tissue."
— Marat, Jean-Paul (1743-1793)
A Philosophical Essay on Man: Being an Attempt to Investigate the Principles and Laws of the Reciprocal Influence of the Soul on the Body, 2 vols. (London: Printed for J. Ridley; and T. Payne, 1773) <Link to Vol. II in ECCO_TCP>