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Date: 1788

Lovers are governed by Cupid and must obey the "laws of a monarch, whose throne is the heart"

— Cobb, James (1756-1818)

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Date: 1788

"I own that my heart yields like wax to the impression of the little god"

— Cobb, James (1756-1818)

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Date: 1788

A heart of wax may be "soon hot and soon cold, and yields to a different impression every day"

— Cobb, James (1756-1818)

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Date: 1788

"While Mercy bids admiring nations own, / Thy sword her weapon, and thy heart her throne, / My love need only to thy thought commend / One dearer life, which, mighty God! defend."

— Hayley, William (1745-1820)

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Date: 1788

"Heav'n heaves the heart, and reason rules the head."

— Woodhouse, James (bap. 1735, d. 1820)

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Date: 1788

"But if rebellion vex each vital part, / The head made dark by demons in the heart, / The will runs riot, while the passions rule, / The soul a slave, and reason quite a tool"

— Woodhouse, James (bap. 1735, d. 1820)

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Date: 1788

"The soul [is] a slave, and reason quite a tool."

— Woodhouse, James (bap. 1735, d. 1820)

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Date: 1788

"When reason governs, as her Maker meant, / Each subject passion feels its proper bent."

— Woodhouse, James (bap. 1735, d. 1820)

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Date: 1788

"While, seeking pleasures, and avoiding pains, / Will whips, or curbs, as reason holds the reins."

— Woodhouse, James (bap. 1735, d. 1820)

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Date: June, 1788

"Minds are never to be sold"

— Cowper, William (1731-1800)

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