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Date: 1659

"The Soul can neither impart to nor take away from the Matter of her Vehicle of Air any considerable degree of Motion, but yet can direct the particles moved which way she pleases by the Imperium of her Will."

— More, Henry (1614-1687)

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Date: 1659

"But the difficulty now is, whether that Humane shape that the Soul transforms her Vehicle into, be simply the effect of the Imperium of her Will over the Matter she actuates, or that her Will may be in some measure limited or circumscribed in its effect by a concomitant exertion of the Plastick ...

— More, Henry (1614-1687)

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Date: 1659

"Not that the Plastick virtue, awakened by the Imperium of her Will, shall renew all the lineaments it did in this Earthly Body (for abundance of them are useless and to no purpose, which therefore, Providence so ordaining, will be silent in this aiery figuration, and onely such operate as are fi...

— More, Henry (1614-1687)

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Date: 1659

"Which must therefore necessarily take place, in a far greater measure, in the other state; where our outward form is wholy framed from the inward Imperium of our Minde."

— More, Henry (1614-1687)

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Date: 1660, 1676

"That providence which governs all the world, is nothing else but God present by his providence: and God is in our hearts by his Laws: he rules in us by his Substitute, our conscience"

— Taylor, Jeremy (bap. 1613, 1667)

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Date: 1660, 1676

"For although conscience be primarily founded in the understanding, as it is the Lawgiver and Dictator; and the rule and dominion of conscience 'fundatur in intellectu', is established in the understanding part; yet it is also Memory, when it accuses or excuses, when it makes joyful and sorrowful...

— Taylor, Jeremy (bap. 1613, 1667)

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Date: 1660, 1676

"But these high and great expressions are better in the Spirit than in the letter; they have in them something of institution, and something of design, they tell us that Conscience is a guard and a guide, a rule and a law set over us by God, and they are spoken to make us afraid to sin against ou...

— Taylor, Jeremy (bap. 1613, 1667)

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Date: 1660, 1676

"When God sent the Blessed Jesus into the world to perfect all righteousness, and to teach the world all his Fathers will, it was said, and done, 'I will give my laws in your hearts, and in your minds will I write them;' that is, you shall be governed by the law of natural and essential equity an...

— Taylor, Jeremy (bap. 1613, 1667)

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Date: 1660, 1676

"Our mind being thus furnished with a holy Rule, and conducted by a divine guide, is called Conscience; and is the same thing which in Scripture is sometimes called the heart."

— Taylor, Jeremy (bap. 1613, 1667)

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Date: 1660, 1676

"The Apostle says, that they use the testimony of conscience, who have the law written in their hearts."

— Taylor, Jeremy (bap. 1613, 1667)

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