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Date: 1775

A new light may break in upon someone

— Sheridan, Richard Brinsley (1751-1816)

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Date: 1777

"Her shatter'd fancy, like a mirror broken, / Reflects no single image just and true, / But many false ones."

— Home, John (1722-1808)

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Date: May 18, 1782, 1785

"Why is the countenance made a mask for the soul, when it should be a mirror, in which every eye might behold the true features of the mind, in the deformity of vice, or the loveliness of virtue!"

— Pilon, Frederick (1750-1788)

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