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Date: 1838

"Although we may have fondly loved them [the dead], and may hallow the memory of their good qualities, we cannot always summon their image before us, and by the power of conception gaze on their features, and listen to their voice; but I venture to express my conviction, that no one who has been ...

— Gurney, Joseph John (1788-1847)

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