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Date: 1697

"Therefore Cicero tells us, in 3. de Oratore; Facilius ad ea qua visa sunt, quam adea qua auditasunt, Oculi Mentis feruntur: That the Eyes of the Understanding (and consequently of the Memory) are carried more easily to the things that are seen, than to those that are heard."

— D'Assigny, Marius (1643-1717)

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