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Date: 1819

"'In dreams the chosen of my heart I view'd, / 'And thus th' impression day by day renew'd"

— Crabbe, George (1754-1832)

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Date: 1819

"'Yes, all are dreams; but some as we awake / 'Fly off at once, and no impression make; / 'Others are felt, and ere they quit the brain / 'Make such impression that they come again"

— Crabbe, George (1754-1832)

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Date: 1820

"'Tis in that hour the mind receives ... The best impression virtue gives."

— Combe, William (1742 -1823)

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Date: 1823

"God our parent hath stamped on our nature some lineaments of himself, whereby we resemble him; he hath implanted in our souls some roots of piety towards him; into our frame he hath inserted some propensions to acknowledge him, and to affect him; the which are excited and improved by observing t...

— Barrow, Isaac (1630-1677)

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Date: 1831

Helvetius's creed is that men are born equal and "it depends upon education only, in the largest sense of that word, including every impression that may be made upon the mind, intentional or accidental, from the hour of our birth, whether we shall be poets or philosophers, dancers or singers, che...

— Godwin, William (1756-1836)

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Date: 1838

"These easy minds, where all impressions made / At first sink deeply, and then quickly fade"

— Crabbe, George (1754-1832)

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Date: 1838

"And they observed that words severe or kind / Made no impression on his wounded mind"

— Crabbe, George (1754-1832)

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Date: 1838

"His books, his walks, his musing, morn and eve, / Gave such impressions as such minds receive"

— Crabbe, George (1754-1832)

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Date: 1838

"Survey these features--see if nothing there / May old impressions on your mind repair!"

— Crabbe, George (1754-1832)

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Date: 1838

"The Captain's heart, although unused to melt, / A strong impression from persuasion felt;"

— Crabbe, George (1754-1832)

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