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Date: 1733

"But what they demand is, any ideas of them as different from all the ideas and conceptions of things sensible and human, as these are from things imperceptible and divine: and accordingly they tell you that when they look inward for such ideas to annex to the terms, their mind is an empty void; ...

— Browne, Peter (d. 1735)

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