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Date: October 1807

Pride, wrong, rage, despair, can make may nearly touch the brain, "And reason on her throne would shake"

— Crabbe, George (1754-1832)

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Date: 1807

"Yes, 't is too late,--now Reason guides / The mind, sole judge in all debate."

— Crabbe, George (1754-1832)

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Date: 1807

"Tyrants have wept; and those with hearts of steel, / Unused the anguish of the heart to heal"

— Crabbe, George (1754-1832)

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Date: 1808

"Let us awhile divert our spleen, / Recall the gay, the cheerful scene; /Awhile in Fancy's mirror trace / The social night, the joyous chase"

— Anstey, Christopher (1724-1805)

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Date: 1810

"Fear was his ruling passion; yet was Love, / Of timid kind, once known his heart to move."

— Crabbe, George (1754-1832)

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Date: 1810

"Friends, parents, relatives, hope, reason, love," may "With anxious ardour for that empire strove"

— Crabbe, George (1754-1832)

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Date: 1810

"Our heroine fear'd him not; it was her part, / To make sure conquest of such gentle heart"

— Crabbe, George (1754-1832)

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Date: 1810

"Love never made impression on her mind."

— Crabbe, George (1754-1832)

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Date: 1810

"And these young ruffians in the soul will sow / Seeds of all vices that on weakness grow."

— Crabbe, George (1754-1832)

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Date: 1810

"And yet, my heart, within thy silent cell / Dwells a fair image which is lovelier still."

— Hurdis, James (1763-1801)

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