The heart may follow the "light of sound and sincere judgment, without either cloud of prejudice or mist of passion"

— Hooker [from Johnson's Dictionary of the English Language]


Place of Publication
London
Publisher
Printed by W. Strahan [etc.]
Date
1755
Metaphor
The heart may follow the "light of sound and sincere judgment, without either cloud of prejudice or mist of passion"
Metaphor in Context
My whole endeavor is to resolve the conscience, and to shew what, in this controversy, the heart is to think, if it will follow the light of sound and sincere judgment, without either cloud of prejudice or mist of passionate affection.
Provenance
Reading Johnson's and Bailey's dictionaries
Citation
Johnson, Samuel. A Dictionary of the English Language: In Which the Words Are Deduced from Their Originals, and Illustrated in Their Different Significations by Examples from the Best Writers. To Which Are Prefixed, a History of the Language, and an English Grammar. New York,: AMS Press, 1967.
Date of Entry
06/24/2004

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