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Date: 1739

God may "conquer my rebellious will, / And bid my murmuring heart 'Be Still.'"

— Wesley, John and Charles

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Date: 1739

"How looks the Wretch / Whose Heart cries Villain to itself? I'll not / Endure its Batt'ry."

— Brooke, Henry (c. 1703-1783)

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Date: 1743

"My soul is more than conqueror, / And strong in strength invincible."

— Wesley, John and Charles

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Date: 1747

"Love only could conquer so stubborn an heart"

— Wesley, John and Charles

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Date: 1747

Jesus can vindicate his "right Divine" and "Conquer this rebellious heart"

— Wesley, John and Charles

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Date: Published serially, 1765-1770

"Edward could only win your Cities, but Philippa conquers Hearts"

— Brooke, Henry (c. 1703-1783)

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Date: Published serially, 1765-1770

"O, my Fanny, he cried, my most noble, my adorable Creature! what a Combat have you fought, what a Conquest have you gained, of Grace over Nature, of Virtue against Passion!"

— Brooke, Henry (c. 1703-1783)

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Date: 1792

One can "wage war" on his own heart and "conquer it, or perish"

— Brooke, Henry (c. 1703-1783)

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Date: 1792

"O, the fell conflict, the intestine strife, / This clash of good and evil, death and life! / What, what are all the wars of sea and wind, / Or wreck of matter, to This War of Mind?"

— Brooke, Henry (c. 1703-1783)

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Date: 1814, 1816, 1896

An "Imparted Pow'r which conquers Pride, and Lust ... plants Content instead, and rapturous Trust!"

— Woodhouse, James (bap. 1735, d. 1820)

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