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Date: Friday, February 24, 1727

" Nay, some grave Reasoners and Refiners upon this Subject have gone farther, and maintain'd that a stanch Politician ought not only to be exempt from Intemperance, Effeminacy, and other common Frailties of human Nature; but should also enfranchize his Mind from the Dominion of what are commonly ...

— Caleb d'Anvers [pseud. for Nicholas Amhurst, Henry, Viscount Bolingbroke, and William Pulteney, Earl of Bath]

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