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Date: 1725-6

"[T]his last astonishes the Reader, and he is so intent upon it, that he has not attention to consider the absurdity in the manner of Ulysses's landing: In this moment when [Homer] perceives the mind of the Reader as it were intoxicated with these beauties, he steals Ulysses on shore, and dismiss...

— Pope, Alexander (1688-1744), Broome, W. and Fenton, E.

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