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"I feel my Soul rise with my Pocket."

— Burnaby, William (1673-1706)

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"View your own Charms, Madam, then judge my Passion."

— Farquhar, George (1676/7-1707)

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"As the form of man is the image of God, so the form of a government is the image of a man"

— Harrington, James (1611-1677)

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"He blinds the wise, gives eyesight to the blind, / And moulds and stamps anew the lover's mind."

— Dryden, John (1631-1700)

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"This Commission, Madam, was my Pasport to the Fair; adding a nobleness to my Passion, it stampt a value on my Love"

— Farquhar, George (1676/7-1707)

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"He speaks, as my own Heart had Coin'd the Words."

— Pix, Mary (c.1666-1720)

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"Unfinish'd Notions in the Mind he sees, / And the rude Lines of half-drawn Images."

— Blackmore, Sir Richard (1654-1729)

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"As softest metals are not slow to melt, / And pity soonest runs in gentle minds:"

— Dryden, John (1631-1700)

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"This made the first impression in his mind / Above, but just above, the brutal kind."

— Dryden, John (1631-1700)

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"Black throngs of Woes invade my frighted Soul, / As crowding Billows on each other roll."

— 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.