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Date: 1788

"With her, therefore, Emmeline was extremely pleased; and the country in which her residence was situated, was so beautiful, that accustomed to form her ideas of magnificent scenery from the first impressions that her mind had received in Wales, Emmeline acknowledged that her eye was here perfect...

— Smith, Charlotte (1749-1806)

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Date: 1788

"But such was the effect of this sort of discourse on Emmeline, that had Bellozane been in other respects unexceptionable, and had her heart been free from any other impression, she would never have listened to him as a lover."

— Smith, Charlotte (1749-1806)

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Date: 1788

""Ah! will you not there hear me? Will you still inhumanly smile; will you still look so gentle, while your heart is harder than the rocks we shall see--colder than the snow that crowns them!--an heart on which even the pen of fire which Rousseau held would make no impression!"

— Smith, Charlotte (1749-1806)

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Date: 1788

"Godolphin, in the anxiety she had expressed for Delamere, believed he saw a confirmation of his fears; which had always been that the early impression he had made on her heart would be immoveable, and that neither his having renounced her or his rash and heedless temper would prevent her continu...

— Smith, Charlotte (1749-1806)

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Date: 1788

"She saw that her conduct inevitably impressed on the mind of the latter a conviction of her returning regard for Delamere; and she feared that to Lord Westhaven it might appear to be the effect of vanity and coquetry."

— Smith, Charlotte (1749-1806)

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Date: 1788

"She got into a chaise, with Madelon, and attended by Le Limosin, who was proudly elated at being thus 'l'homme de confience' to Mademoiselle Mowbray, she left Besançon; her heart deeply impressed with a sense of Delamere's sufferings, and with an earnest wish for the restoration of his peace."

— Smith, Charlotte (1749-1806)

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Date: 1788

"Your characters are both high as military men, and as gentlemen; and your former intimacy must, I know, impress more deeply on the mind of each the injury or offence that either suppose they receive. Be careful then, Godolphin; promise me you will be careful."

— Smith, Charlotte (1749-1806)

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Date: 1788

"Lady Frances called upon her while her mind was under the first impression of this disgraceful circumstance."

— Smith, Charlotte (1749-1806)

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Date: 1788

"She sent constantly to enquire after her father; and the Marquis hoping that while her mind was softened by such a mournful event his remonstrance might make a deeper impression, determined to go to her; and the day after the remains of the Marchioness had been carried to the family vault of the...

— Smith, Charlotte (1749-1806)

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Date: 1790

"The solemn air which the marquis assumed when he commanded him to attend, had deeply impressed his mind."

— Radcliffe [née Ward], Ann (1764-1823)

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