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Date: c. 1440-1450

"Vnderstondying is þe sy3t in þe ey3e of soule, desire is þe ere & þe herying of the soule, dely3t is þe mowth & þe swelwying of þi soule, Mynde is þe nase & þe smellyng of þi soule; wyll & consent is þe felyng of þi soule."

— Anonymous

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Date: 1602

"Heere ar no eyes, why, they ar in my minde, / Wherby I see the fortunes of mankind."

— Anonymous

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Date: 1611

The heart has a countenance

— Author Unknown

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Date: 1611

"For consider him that endured such contradiction of sinners against himself, lest ye be wearied and faint in your minds."

— Anonymous

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Date: 1611

"And Jacob's heart fainted, for he believed them not."

— Author Unknown

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Date: 1611

"He healeth the broken in heart, and bindeth up their wounds."

— Author Unknown

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Date: 1611

"Hope deferred maketh the heart sick: but when the desire cometh, it is a tree of life"

— Author Unknown

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Date: 1611

"A merry heart doeth good like a medicine: but a broken spirit drieth the bones"

— Author Unknown

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Date: 1611

"As in water face answereth to face, so the heart of man to man."

— Author Unknown

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Date: 1611

"A wise man's heart is at his right hand; but a fool's heart at his left."

— Author Unknown

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