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Date: 1776

"And yet the Percipient cannot restrain the whole Interiour Correspondent System from striking at all; so as to cause Universal Stillness in the Cranium, (unless perhaps for a mere Moment;) because it must intend it at least; and Intending implies Thinking; and Thinking, Pulsation:--So that to ta...

— Applegarth, Robert (fl. 1776)

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