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Date: 1789

"I would not be thought to undervalue worldly enjoyments, nor outward appearances: but I look into the interior of a man; I study the character, that is my habit."

— Cumberland, Richard (1732-1811)

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Date: 1789, 1797

"Ah, say, deluded Maid, / Would you, whose mind is pure as winter's snow, / Assort with one distain'd by foulest guilt, / Whose nightly rest the murther'd sprites would break."

— Berkeley, George Monck (1763-1793)

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