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Date: 1799

"When ease and tranquillity have concluded peace in the cabinet of the mind, the rebellious subjects lay down their arms of their own accord."

— Ludger, Conrad (b. 1748)

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Date: 1799

"Whilst the human heart remains without a glass window, nobody should say--that is mean; for God alone scrutinizes the heart"

— Ludger, Conrad (b. 1748)

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Date: 1800

"Every sense was an inlet of pleasure, because it was an avenue to knowledge; and my soul brooded over the world of ideas, and glowed with exultation at the grandeur and beauty of its own creations"

— Brown, Charles Brockden (1771-1810)

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Date: 1800

"[I]f my heart thus bounds till its mansion scarcely hold it, what must be my state tomorrow!"

— Brown, Charles Brockden (1771-1810)

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