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Date: 1785

"Theron meanwhile believ'd it Love, fond Love enthron'd / Upon the mutual heart."

— Pratt, Samuel Jackson [pseud. Courtney Melmoth] (1749-1814)

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Date: 1785

"From shadows thinner than the fleeting night / That floats along the vale or haply seems / To wrap the mountain in its hazy vest" Jealousy may conjure monsters in the chaos of its frenzied brain

— Pratt, Samuel Jackson [pseud. Courtney Melmoth] (1749-1814)

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Date: 1785

Jealousy's monsters may hurl "frighted Reason from her throne, / And with her all the charities that wait / To grace her virtuous Court"

— Pratt, Samuel Jackson [pseud. Courtney Melmoth] (1749-1814)

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