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Date: 1794

"While Plato explains the allegory [of Minerva and Diomed] into no more than this: How Wisdom or Reason should in like manner so dispel the mists of the mind, that it may be at liberty to discern, examine, and contemplate what is good and what is evil."

— Piozzi, [née Salusbury; other married name Thrale] Hester Lynch (1741-1821)

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