page 73 of 74     per page:
sorted by:

Date: 1798 [1797?]

"There is of Humorists an endless race, / And Mind appears as various as Face."

— Jones, Jenkin [Captain] (fl. 1798)

preview | full record

Date: 1798

"Our minds shall drink at every pore / The spirit of the season"

— Wordsworth, William (1770-1850)

preview | full record

Date: 1798

"'That we can feed this mind of ours, / 'In a wise passiveness."

— Wordsworth, William (1770-1850)

preview | full record

Date: 1799

"My heart was lightened of its wonted burthen, and I laboured to invent some harmless explication of the scene I had witnessed the preceding night."

— Brown, Charles Brockden (1771-1810)

preview | full record

Date: 1799

The heart may be "lightened of its usual weight"

— Brown, Charles Brockden (1771-1810)

preview | full record

Date: 1799

"The sympathy, however, had proved contagious, and the stranger turned away his face to hide his own tears."

— Brown, Charles Brockden (1771-1810)

preview | full record

Date: 1799

"These images now gave birth to a third conception, which darted on my benighted understanding like an electrical flash."

— Brown, Charles Brockden (1771-1810)

preview | full record

Date: 1799

"The heart of a physician should be in full steel and armour, like the body of a tortoise"

— Ludger, Conrad (b. 1748)

preview | full record

Date: June 15, 1799

"To sacrifice himself for his wife--is the splendid idea, on which he, at present, delights to gaze till his mind's eye become blind to every ray of other hope"

— Neuman, Henry (f. 1799); August Friedrich Ferndinand von Kotzebue (1761-1819)

preview | full record

Date: 1800

"Teach thou my hand, with mutual love, to trace / His mind, as perfect as thy lines his face!"

— Hayley, William (1745-1820)

preview | full record

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