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Date: 1666

Elocution is " that art of clothing and adorning that thought so found and varied, in apt, significant, and sounding word."

— Dryden, John (1631-1700)

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Date: 1666

"Slow as a Drug, that in the body lies, / Our Phansy works; yours, like a Spirit, flyes"

— Killigrew, Sir William (bap. 1606, d. 1695)

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Date: 1666

"'Twill much oblige the Nation, for they'l finde / Your Play stampt with the Figure of your Minde;"

— Killigrew, Sir William (bap. 1606, d. 1695)

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Date: 1667

"Now I'm again possest / Of that late fugitive, my Breast"

— Philips [née Fowler], Katherine (1632-1664)

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Date: 1667

"But yet my self I may subdue; / And that's the nobler Empire of the two"

— Philips [née Fowler], Katherine (1632-1664)

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Date: 1667

"She that can Conquer, can reclaim a heart"

— Philips [née Fowler], Katherine (1632-1664)

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Date: 1667

One may scorn disguise and meaner Arts and "with a native Honour" conquer Hearts

— Philips [née Fowler], Katherine (1632-1664)

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Date: 1667

"Those kind Impressions which Fate can't controul, / Are Heaven's mintage on a worthy Soul."

— Philips [née Fowler], Katherine (1632-1664)

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Date: 1667

" (Your Mind b'ing more transcendent than your State, / For while but Knees to this, Hearts bow to that,)"

— Philips [née Fowler], Katherine (1632-1664)

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Date: 1667

"Nor was thy Head so worthy as thy Heart; / Where the Divine Impression shin'd so clear"

— Philips [née Fowler], Katherine (1632-1664)

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