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Date: 1738

"But soon a beam, emissive from above, / Shed mental day, and touch'd the heart with love; / Gave jealous rage to know Divine Controul, / And ruled the tempest rising in the soul."

— Brooke, Henry (c. 1703-1783)

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Date: 1738

"Love ... Give the soft sex to loathe inglorious rest, / String the weak arm, and steel the snowy breast!"

— Brooke, Henry (c. 1703-1783)

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Date: 1739

Pardon may be engraved on the heart as a "Seal of my sins in Christ forgiven"

— Wesley, John and Charles

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Date: 1739

"My God, what is a human heart? ... Or star, or rainbow; or a part"

— Wesley, John and Charles

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Date: 1739

"And in my Heart, a little Heav'n, / Thy Throne triumphant raise."

— Wesley, John and Charles

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Date: 1739

"JESUS makes our Hearts his Throne, / There he lives, and reigns alone."

— Wesley, John and Charles

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Date: 1739

"Thy presence, Lord, the place shall fill, / My heart shall be Thy throne, / Thy holy, just, and perfect will / Shall in my flesh be done."

— Wesley, John and Charles

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Date: 1739

"Surely He shall the mourner cheer, / And make the broken heart His throne; / Shall break it first, and then bind up."

— Wesley, John and Charles

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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

"O come, and consecrate my Breast: / The Temple of my Soul prepare, / And six thy Sacred Presence there!"

— 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.