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Date: 1838

" But hope rose gently in the mother's breast; / For well she knew that neither grief nor joy / Pain'd without hope, or pleased without alloy"

— Crabbe, George (1754-1832)

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Date: 1838

Strong are the passions that invade the mind

— Crabbe, George (1754-1832)

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"Rash boy! what hope thy frantic mind invades?"

— Crabbe, George (1754-1832)

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"Charm'd by her voice, th' harmonious sounds invade / His clouded mind, and for a time persuade:"

— Crabbe, George (1754-1832)

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"These easy minds, where all impressions made / At first sink deeply, and then quickly fade"

— Crabbe, George (1754-1832)

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"And they observed that words severe or kind / Made no impression on his wounded mind"

— Crabbe, George (1754-1832)

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"His books, his walks, his musing, morn and eve, / Gave such impressions as such minds receive"

— Crabbe, George (1754-1832)

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"Survey these features--see if nothing there / May old impressions on your mind repair!"

— Crabbe, George (1754-1832)

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Date: 1838

"The Captain's heart, although unused to melt, / A strong impression from persuasion felt;"

— Crabbe, George (1754-1832)

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Date: 1838

"Hard was his heart; but yet a heart of steel / May melt in dying, and dissolving feel."

— Crabbe, George (1754-1832)

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