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Date: 1601-3

"With so great care doth she, that hath brought forth / That comely body, labour to adorne / That better part, the mansion of your minde, / With all the richest furniture of worth; / To make y'as highly good as highly borne, / And set your vertues equall to your kinde."

— Daniel, Samuel (1562/3-1619)

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Date: 1605?

"Within thine eyes (the Mirrors of my minde) / Mine eies behold themselues, wherein they see / (As through a Glasse) what in my Soule I find; / And so my Soules right shape I see in thee."

— Davies, John (1564/5–1618)

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Date: 1609

"Thy gift, thy tables, are within my brain / Full charactered with lasting memory"

— Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

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Date: 1609

"When to the sessions of sweet silent thought / I summon up remembrance of things past, / I sigh the lack of many a thing I sought, / And with old woes new wail my dear time's waste"

— Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

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Date: 1609

"Since I left you, mine eye is in my mind, / And that which governs me to go about, / Doth part his function, and is partly blind"

— Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

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Date: 1609

"But then begins a journey in my head / To work my mind, when body's work's expired"

— Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

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Date: 1609

"For then my thoughts (from far where I abide) / Intend a zealous pilgrimage to thee"

— Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

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Date: 1609

"Save that my soul's imaginary sight / Presents thy shadow to my sightless view"

— Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

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Date: 1609

"The vacant leaues thy mindes imprint will beare, / And of this booke, this learning maist thou taste."

— Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

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Date: 1609

"Looke what thy memorie cannot containe, / Commit to these waste blacks, and thou shalt finde / Those children nurst, deliuerd from thy braine, / To take a new acquaintance of thy minde."

— Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

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