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Date: 1719

"She threw herself down into an Elbow-Chair that stood there, and gave a Loose to the Tempest of her Soul."

— Haywood [née Fowler], Eliza (1693?-1756)

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Date: 1719

"How I cou'd despise thee for this Narrowness of Mind, were there not something in thy Eyes and Mien which assure me, that this negligent Behaviour is but affected; and that there are within thy Breast, some Seeds of hidden Fire, which want but the Influence of Charms, more potent perhaps than yo...

— Haywood [née Fowler], Eliza (1693?-1756)

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Date: 1719

"It was plain that the Passion with which Ciamara was animated, sprung not from this last Source; she had seen the charming Count, was taken with his Beauty, and wish'd no farther than to possess his lovely Person, his Mind was the least of her Thoughts, for had she the least Ambition to reign th...

— Haywood [née Fowler], Eliza (1693?-1756)

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Date: 1719

"Oh Heaven! cry'd the transported Charlotta, all you have done, or even can do of Unkindness, is by one tender Word made full amends for; see at your Feet (continued she, falling on her Knees) thus in this humble Posture, which best becomes my prostrate Soul, I beg you to accept the Pardon which ...

— Haywood [née Fowler], Eliza (1693?-1756)

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Date: 1719

"Metaphor"

— Haywood [née Fowler], Eliza (1693?-1756)

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Date: 1719

"Metaphor"

— Haywood [née Fowler], Eliza (1693?-1756)

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Date: 1720

"Nay more, when thou art dead, I won't leave thy Soul in Quiet--for I will go streight to thy House, break open they Chests, and scatter thy Gold and Silver, which is thy Soul"

— Molloy, Charles (d. 1767)

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Date: June, 1720

"Faint-hearted Wights, wha dully stood afar, / Tholling your Reason great Attempts to mar; / While the brave Dauntless, of sic Fetters free, / Jumpt headlong glorious in the golden Sea."

— Ramsay, Allan (1684-1758)

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Date: June, 1720

"Daring and unco' stout he was, / With Heart hool'd in three Sloughs of Brass, Wha ventur'd first upon the Sea / With Hempen Branks, and Horse of Tree"

— Ramsay, Allan (1684-1758)

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Date: w 1710, 1720

"Whilst like the Lamp's last Flame, their trembling Souls / Are on the Wing to leave their mortal Goals."

— Ramsay, Allan (1684-1758)

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