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Date: 1705

"Nature is a kind of Harmony, which by a strange Collection of Things, makes an Impression on our Senses and our Reason."

— Manley, Delarivier (c. 1670-1724)

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Date: 1736

"To these he added many other consolatory Expressions; and a handsome Repast being served in, entertain'd her all the time with such Discourses as entirely brought her back to those Principles from which the Delusions of Ochihatou had made her swerve; and, at the same time, establish'd so perfect...

— Haywood [née Fowler], Eliza (1693?-1756)

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