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Date: 1817

"But he, the bard of every age and clime, / Of genius fruitful, ardent and sublime, / Who, from the glowing mint of fancy, pours / No spurious metal, fused from common ores, / But gold, to matchless purity refined, / And stamp'd with all the godhead in his mind."

— Gifford, William (1756-1826)

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Date: March 11, 2011

"Given the limits of steel and concrete to resist the forces of nature, much depends on people’s own preparedness to face up to disaster -- but that mental infrastructure is in even poorer shape than the nation’s roads and bridges."

— Schwartz, John

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Date: 2018

"Get in the mind shaft."

— White, Jack [John Anthony] (b. July 9, 1975)

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