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Date: 1732

"This fill'd her Mind with torturing Agonies; and her whole Soul bled for this Carlo's victim, whom there was now no way Wit could invent to rescue from the Danger."

— Boyd, Elizabeth (fl. 1727-1745)

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Date: 1733, 1748

Memory is a "Surprising storehouse! in whose narrow womb / All things, the past, the present, and to come, / Find ample space, and large and mighty room."

— Pilkington, Laetitia (c. 1709-1750)

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