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Date: 1737

"I thank you heartily for the new idea of life you there gave me; it will remain long with me, for it is very strongly impressed upon my imagination."

— Pope, Alexander (1688-1744)

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Date: 1737

"A President of the council, or a star and garter will make no more impression upon my mind, at such a time, than the hearing of a bagpipe, or the sight of a poppet-show."

— Pope, Alexander (1688-1744)

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Date: 1737

"Her lovely image, on his mind impress'd, / Had fix'd her empire in his yielding breast."

— Rowe [née Singer], Elizabeth (1674-1737)

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Date: 1737

"Some heav'nly being had prepar'd his thought, / And on his heart the kind impression wrought."

— Rowe [née Singer], Elizabeth (1674-1737)

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Date: 1737

"The soft impression of my brothers face, / Dwells on my heart."

— Rowe [née Singer], Elizabeth (1674-1737)

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Date: 1739

"My great Redeemer's name--transporting name! / 'Tis graven on my heart, 'tis deep imprest, / Immortal is the stamp; nor life, nor death, / Nor hell, with all its pow'rs, shall blot it thence."

— Rowe [née Singer], Elizabeth (1674-1737)

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Date: 1739

"O set me as a signal on thy heart! / And let the deep impression ne'er depart."

— Rowe [née Singer], Elizabeth (1674-1737)

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Date: 1739

"To thee; whatever kind impression's rais'd / In any heart for me, let it be thine!"

— Rowe [née Singer], Elizabeth (1674-1737)

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Date: 1739

"He finds thy soft impression touch his breast, / He feels the God, and owns him unconfess'd!"

— Boyse, Samuel (1708-1749)

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Date: 1739

"My bosom all thy image shall retain, / The full impression there shall still remain."

— Rowe [née Singer], Elizabeth (1674-1737)

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