page 1 of 1     per page:
sorted by:

Date: 1721, 1722

"Dissimulation, an art among us universally practised, and so necessary, is unknown here: they speak every thing, see every thing, and hear every thing: the heart, like the face, is visible."

— Charles-Louis de Secondat, Baron de La Brède et de Montesquieu (1689-1755)

preview | full record

Date: 1692, 1724

"No, answer'd Mahomet, my Heart is not so easily wounded."

— Aulnoy, Madame d' (Marie-Catherine) (1650/51-1705)

preview | full record

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