page 9 of 103     per page:
sorted by:

Date: 1660, 1676

"I do suppose that this is the very spirit, which by the Apostle is said to be with the soul, as a pedagogue and social governor, that it may admonish the soul of better things, and chastise her for her faults, and reprove her."

— Taylor, Jeremy (bap. 1613, 1667)

preview | full record

Date: 1660, 1676

"Because no man knows the things of a man but the spirit of a man which is in him; and that is the spirit of our conscience, concerning which, he saith, That spirit gives testimony to our spirit."

— Taylor, Jeremy (bap. 1613, 1667)

preview | full record

Date: 1660, 1676

"Thus, conscience is the Mind, and God writing his laws in our minds, is, informing our conscience, and furnishing it with laws, and rules, and measures, and it is called by S. Paul, [GREEK], the law of the mind."

— Taylor, Jeremy (bap. 1613, 1667)

preview | full record

Date: 1660, 1676

"Now there are two ways by which God reigns in the mind of a man, 1. Faith, and, 2. Conscience."

— Taylor, Jeremy (bap. 1613, 1667)

preview | full record

Date: 1660, 1676

"For the conscience is a Judge and a Guide, a Monitor and a Witness, which are the offices of the knowing, not of the chusing faculty."

— Taylor, Jeremy (bap. 1613, 1667)

preview | full record

Date: 1660, 1676

"But to accuse or excuse is the office of a faculty which can neither will nor chuse, that is, of the conscience, which is properly a record, a book, and a judgment-seat."

— Taylor, Jeremy (bap. 1613, 1667)

preview | full record

Date: 1660, 1676

"That is, of that which God hath declared to be good or evil respectively, the conscience is to be informed. God hath taken care that his laws shall be published to all his subjects, he hath written them where they must needs read them, not in Tables of stone or Phylacteries on the forehead, but ...

— Taylor, Jeremy (bap. 1613, 1667)

preview | full record

Date: 1661

"[Y]et is my Will / Free, as the Conquerour's: and Rome shall finde, / I still retain the Empire of my Minde, / That stands above her reach, where I alone / Will rule, and scorn to live, but on a Throne."

— Ross, Thomas (bap. 1620, d. 1675)

preview | full record

Date: 1661

"Him th'unhappy Queen / Views with an earnest Eye, and Entertains / With Smiles: for Love within her Bosom Reigns."

— Ross, Thomas (bap. 1620, d. 1675)

preview | full record

Date: September, 1661

"Circumstances, which vary cases, are infinite; therefore, when all is done, much must be left to the equity and chancery of our own breasts."

— Tillotson, John (1630–1694)

preview | full record

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