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Date: 1775

"In this scenic province of instruction, our representations are much better calculated to answer the end proposed, than those of the Antients were, on account of the different hours of exhibition. Theirs were performed in the morning; which circumstance suffered the salutary effect to be worn ou...

— Griffith, Elizabeth (1720-1793)

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Date: 1776

"he more approaching to the testimony of our senses every philosophical solution is, the more perhaps is it conformable to nature."

— Goldsmith, Oliver (1728?-1774)

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