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Date: 1700

"If not your wife, let reason's rule persuade / Name but my fault, amends shall soon be made."

— Dryden, John (1631-1700)

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"Our Understandings have a Natural, which is a Fallible-light; and therefore often leads us wrong."

— Leslie, Charles (1650-1722)

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"It is true, that the word Baptism is often taken in a Figurative and Allegorical Sense, to mean the INWARD BAPTISM, the Washing, or Cleansing of the Heart: But so is the word Washing also, as often, as Jer. iv. 14. &c. And there is scarce a Word in the World but is capable of many Figurative an...

— Leslie, Charles (1650-1722)

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"We our selves are Figures of God, being Images of him: And what is an Image but the Figure or Sign of a Thing?"

— Leslie, Charles (1650-1722)

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"Now if the Soul, which is but an Image of God, at an Infinite distance, can communicate it self to several Members, without breach of its Unity; why should it be Impossible for the Eternal and Infinite Mind to communicate it self to several Persons, without breach of its Unity; I will be bold to...

— Leslie, Charles (1650-1722)

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"August and Open, as the Hero's Mind, / Be her capacious Courts design'd."

— Prior, Matthew (1664-1721)

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The "Great Father's Character" may be found "Visibly stampt upon the Hero's mind."

— Prior, Matthew (1664-1721)

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One cannot find "A throne so soft as in a woman's mind"

— Dryden, John (1631-1700)

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"Conscience alone, my awful Judge within, / Does not acquit me of enormous Sin / But God and all his sacred Angels, bear / Witness to this, and will my Justice clear."

— Blackmore, Sir Richard (1654-1729)

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Date: 1700

"To th' uncorrupted Judge within thy Breast / Thy Conscience I appeal; will that attest / That thou believ'st what thou hast boldly said, / That Job does God in Righteousness exceed?"

— Blackmore, Sir Richard (1654-1729)

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