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Date: Friday, March 17, 1727

"Musick has something so peculiar in it, that it exerts a willing Tyranny over the Mind, and forms the ductil Soul into whatever Shape the Melody directs."

— Caleb d'Anvers [pseud. for Nicholas Amhurst, Henry, Viscount Bolingbroke, and William Pulteney, Earl of Bath]

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