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Date: 1809, 1812

One may "mould [his] heart anew, to take the stamp / Of foreign friendships, in a foreign land"

— Graham, James (1765-1811)

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Date: [1805?] 1810, 1812, 1818

"Where bloody Butler's iron-hearted crew, / Doomed to the flames the weak submitting few"

— Wilson, Alexander (1766-1813)

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Date: 1830

"No idle whims, no vapours fill'd her brain, / But Prudence for her youthful guide she took, / And Goodness, which no earthly vice could stain, / Dwelt in her mind; she was ne proud I ween or vain."

— Thomson, James (1700-1748)

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