"Others, unemployed, were strolling to and fro, and testified to their vacancy of thought and care by humming or whistling a tune."

— Brown, Charles Brockden (1771-1810)


Place of Publication
New York
Publisher
George Folliot Hopkins
Date
1800
Metaphor
"Others, unemployed, were strolling to and fro, and testified to their vacancy of thought and care by humming or whistling a tune."
Metaphor in Context
Others, unemployed, were strolling to and fro, and testified to their vacancy of thought and care by humming or whistling a tune.
(Part II, chapter 4, p. 458)
Categories
Provenance
Reading
Citation
First part published in 1799; second in 1800. Reading and transcribing text from Charles Brockden Brown, Three Gothic Novels. New York: Library of America,1998.
Date of Entry
07/21/2003
Date of Review
12/28/2009

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