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Date: 1776

"'This temper of soul,' says the Guardian, speaking of meekness and humility,'keeps our understanding tight about us.' Whether the author had any meaning in this expression, or what it was, I shall not take upon me to determine; but hardly could any thing more incongruous in the way of metaphor, ...

— Campbell, George (1719-1796)

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