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Date: 1725

"The under Passions may, by their various Operations, cause some Diversity in the Colour and Complexion of the Whole, but 'tis the Master-Passion which must determine the Character."

— Gally, Henry (bap. 1696, d. 1769)

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Date: 1726, 1729

"But there is a superior Principle of Reflection or Conscience in every Man, which distinguisheth between the internal Principles of his Heart, as well as his external Actions: Which passes Judgment upon himself and them; pronounces determinately some Actions to be in themselves just, right, good...

— Butler, Joseph (1692-1752)

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