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Date: 1687

Love may gain the empire of a woman's mind

— Cutts, John, Baron Cutts of Gowran (1660/1-1707)

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Date: 1687

The heart may float "in a Sea of Mirth and Ease" with "No adverse Wind"

— Cutts, John, Baron Cutts of Gowran (1660/1-1707)

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Date: 1687

Love's "tempestuous Force" is a "Storm that swells the Tydes of Human Care, / And makes black Waves come rolling from afar"

— Cutts, John, Baron Cutts of Gowran (1660/1-1707)

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Date: 1687

Siege and storming of the heart

— Cutts, John, Baron Cutts of Gowran (1660/1-1707)

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Date: 1687

Cupids in air y forms do move and conspire "conquering ev'ry Heart, or setting it on Fire"

— Cutts, John, Baron Cutts of Gowran (1660/1-1707)

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Date: 1663-1689

"Our hearts weak forts we must resign / When beauty does its forces join / With man's strong enemy, good wine."

— Sackville, Charles, sixth earl of Dorset and first earl of Middlesex (1643-1706)

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Date: 1689

"The state of nature has a law of nature to govern it, which obliges every one: And reason, which is that law, teaches all mankind, who will but consult it, that being all equal and independent, no one ought to harm another in his life, health, liberty, or possessions."

— Locke, John (1632-1704)

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Date: 1689

"[Y]et will any one think, that this restraint and subjection were inconsistent with, or spoiled him of, that liberty or sovereignty he had a right to, or gave away his empire to those who had the government of his nonage"

— Locke, John (1632-1704)

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Date: 1689, 1716

Honor is "The richest Treasure of a generous Breast, / 'That gives the Stamp and Standard to the rest."

— Montagu, Charles, 1st Earl of Halifax (1661-1715)

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Date: 1689, 1716

"'What Confidence can you in them repose, / 'Who e're they serve you, all their Value lose? / 'Who once enslave their Conscience to their Lust, / 'Have lost their Reins, and can no more be Just."

— Montagu, Charles, 1st Earl of Halifax (1661-1715)

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