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Date: April, 1871

"Strong convictions gave him a kind of cramp in the will, and he could not act on them."

— Bagehot, William (1826-1877)

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A nose of wax is a "true symbol of the mind"

— Peacock, Thomas Love (1785-1866)

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