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Date: 1735

"Around their queen attendant spirits watch, / Each rising thought with prompt observance catch, / The tidings of internal passion spread, / And thro' each part the swift contagion shed"

— Brooke, Henry (c. 1703-1783)

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Date: 1735

[Allegories of taste, smell, sound, and vision.]

— Brooke, Henry (c. 1703-1783)

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Date: 1735

" Thro' nature traffick on, from pole to pole, / And stamp new worlds on thy dilated soul"

— Brooke, Henry (c. 1703-1783)

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Date: 1735

"'O why of these thy bounteous goods bereft, / 'And only to interior Reason left?"

— Brooke, Henry (c. 1703-1783)

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Date: 1735

"Whence either pulmonary lobe expires, / And all the interior subtile breath retires; / Subsiding lungs[6] their labouring vessels press, / Affected mutual with severe distress, / While towards the left their confluent torrents gush, / And on the heart's sinister cavern rush;"

— Brooke, Henry (c. 1703-1783)

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Date: 1739

"True Witness of my Sonship Thou, / Engraving Pardon on my Heart: / Seal of my Sins in CHRIST forgiven, / Earnest of Love, and Pledge of Heav'n."

— Wesley, John and Charles

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Date: 1739

"Thy wounds upon my heart impress, / Nor [a]ught shall the loved stamp efface"

— Wesley, John and Charles

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Date: 1739

"My GOD, what is a Human Heart? / Silver or Gold, or precious Stone; / Or Star, or Rainbow; or a Part / Of All, or all thy World in One?"

— Wesley, John and Charles

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Date: 1739

"[Holiness is] the image of God fresh stamped on the heart; the entire renewal of the mind in every temper and thought, after the likeness of Him that created it."

— Wesley, John (1703-1791)

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Date: 1739

"Still the small inward voice I hear, / That whispers all my sins forgiven."

— Wesley, John and Charles

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