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Date: 1696

"O! for a Soul of fire, / To warm, and animate our common Cause, / And make a body of us."

— Southerne, Thomas (1659-1746)

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Date: 1696

"I find the danger now: my Spirits start / At the alarm, and from all quarters come / To Man my Heart, the Citadel of love."

— Southerne, Thomas (1659-1746)

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Date: 1696

"I cou'd resolve it soon, / Were this curst Being only in Debate. / But my Imoinda struggles in my Soul."

— Southerne, Thomas (1659-1746)

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Date: 1696

"But 'tis a pleasure more than life can give, / That with unconquer'd Passion to the last, / You struggle still, and fain wou'd hold me to you."

— Southerne, Thomas (1659-1746)

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Date: 1696

"O! that we cou'd incorporate, be one, / One Body, as we have been long one Mind: / That blended so, we might together mix, / And losing thus our Beings to the World, / Be only found to one anothers Joys."

— Southerne, Thomas (1659-1746)

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Date: w. 1694-1698, 1989

"Wn to my soul thou'st spoken peace / When from its bonds thou wilt my soul release / all my mourning then shall cease."

— Parnell, Thomas (1679-1718)

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Date: 1699

"My Friendship even yet does balance Passion; but throw in the least grain more of an affront, and by Heaven you turn the Scale."

— Farquhar, George (1676/7-1707)

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Date: 1700

"Our Understandings have a Natural, which is a Fallible-light; and therefore often leads us wrong."

— Leslie, Charles (1650-1722)

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Date: 1700

"It is true, that the word Baptism is often taken in a Figurative and Allegorical Sense, to mean the INWARD BAPTISM, the Washing, or Cleansing of the Heart: But so is the word Washing also, as often, as Jer. iv. 14. &c. And there is scarce a Word in the World but is capable of many Figurative an...

— Leslie, Charles (1650-1722)

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Date: 1700

"We our selves are Figures of God, being Images of him: And what is an Image but the Figure or Sign of a Thing?"

— Leslie, Charles (1650-1722)

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