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Date: w. 1779, published 1800

"His iron-heart with Scripture he assail'd, / Woo'd him to hear a sermon, and prevail'd."

— Cowper, William (1731-1800)

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Date: w. 1779, published 1800

"Now strike me to the ground, on which I kneel, / Ere yet this heart relapses into steel;"

— Cowper, William (1731-1800)

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Date: 1800

The heart may overflow "with joy not unmingled with regrets and trepidation"

— Brown, Charles Brockden (1771-1810)

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Date: 1800

"My sensibility, if not extinguished, was blunted"

— Brown, Charles Brockden (1771-1810)

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Date: 1800

The face may be an index of an honest mind

— Brown, Charles Brockden (1771-1810)

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Date: 1800

"You see, though a man, I use your privilege, and prefer knitting yarn to threshing my brain with a book or the barn-floor with a flail"

— Brown, Charles Brockden (1771-1810)

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Date: 1800

"My heart drooped and my tongue faultered, at this sight"

— Brown, Charles Brockden (1771-1810)

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Date: 1800

"Others, unemployed, were strolling to and fro, and testified to their vacancy of thought and care by humming or whistling a tune."

— Brown, Charles Brockden (1771-1810)

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Date: 1800

The mind may be fertile

— Brown, Charles Brockden (1771-1810)

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Date: 1800

"Ellis was by no means hard of heart"

— Brown, Charles Brockden (1771-1810)

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