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Date: 1815

The mind may be indicated by looks

— Cowper, William (1731-1800)

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Date: 1815

"E'en now we see the human mind, / On many strange occasions blind"

— Combe, William (1742 -1823)

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Date: 1817

"When no fair dreams before my "mind's eye" flit, / And the bare heath of life presents no bloom; / Sweet Hope, ethereal balm upon me shed, / And wave thy silver pinions o'er my head."

— Keats, John (1795-1821)

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Date: 1817

"Stay! an inward frown / Of conscience bids me be more calm awhile."

— Keats, John (1795-1821)

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Date: 1817

"With these Instructors may be join'd / To strengthen and enrich the mind, / Science, whose powers profound impart, / Whate'er of nature and of art / Presents to th'intellectual eye, / In all the vast variety."

— Combe, William (1742 -1823)

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Date: 1817

"The lights and shades, in contrast due, / Relieve each other in the view: / Alike the moral painter's part / T'obey the rules of studious art; / Thus to attract the mental eye / With height'ning variety;-- / And as the pencil truly gives / Each form that on the canvas lives, / To make his pen ad...

— Combe, William (1742 -1823)

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Date: 1818

"Now I have tasted her sweet soul to the core / All other depths are shallow."

— Keats, John (1795-1821)

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Date: 1819

"'And dreams are what the troubled fancy sees.'--"

— Crabbe, George (1754-1832)

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Date: 1820

"He could call forth to his mind's eye, That bright, select society, / Who never, when he ask'd their aid, The pleasing summons disobey'd, / But did the lengthen'd way beguile / Full many an hour and many a mile."

— Combe, William (1742 -1823)

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Date: 1820

"Clothe it in words, and bid it clasp his throne / In intercession; bend thy soul in prayer, / And like a suppliant in some gorgeous fane, / Let the will kneel within thy haughty heart."

— Shelley, Percy Bysshe (1792-1822)

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