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Date: 1799

"And by him is our union also sanctioned!--love too first chained our hearts together, and nature drew the bond more closely."

— Plumptre, Anne (1760-1818); Kotzebue (1761-1819)

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Date: 1799

"You will not, by blasting the latter, render yourself unworthy of the former, and tear asunder the only bond which unites Elvira's heart to yours."

— Plumptre, Anne (1760-1818); Kotzebue (1761-1819)

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Date: 1799

"What are, to me, the ties of kindred?--I'll burst those trammels of affection, bonds of the soul:--I never knew their force: Nature denied me the sweet play of the heart, and all its persuasive eloquence."

— Craven, Keppel (1779-1851); Schiller (1759-1805)

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Date: w. 1796, 1799

"Notwithstanding the law in my members, warring against the law of my mind, and bringing me into captivity to the law of sin which is in my members."

— Osborn, Sarah (1714-1796)

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Date: w. 1796, 1799

"My soul was held up by the power of God, as the needle by the loadstone, and I did by faith, with joy draw water out of these wells of salvation."

— Osborn, Sarah (1714-1796)

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Date: 1799

The Sophist boasts in vain that he can "Disprove [Nature's] general empire o'er the heart"

— Sheridan, Richard Brinsley (1751-1816); Kotzebue (1761-1819)

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Date: 1799

The fatal mist through which one judges may be dispelled

— Sheridan, Richard Brinsley (1751-1816); Kotzebue (1761-1819)

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Date: 1799

"Yes--they will give enlightened freedom to our minds, who are themselves the slaves of passion, avarice, and pride."

— Sheridan, Richard Brinsley (1751-1816); Kotzebue (1761-1819)

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Date: 1799

"Mock as you will, I cannot, like you, steel my heart against the common feelings of humanity"

— Holman, Joseph George (1764-1817)

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Date: 1799

"Ah, you lucky dog! you have an estate in every corner of your brain, and a pretty income at the end of every finger."

— Holman, Joseph George (1764-1817)

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