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Date: 1672

"[A]ll these threatning storms which, like impregnant Clouds, do hover o'er our heads, (when they once are grasp'd but by the eye of reason) melt into fruitful showers of blessings on the people."

— Villiers, George, Second Duke of Buckingham (1628-1687)

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Date: 1755

"Can the troubled Brain / Of Sleep out-stretch the Reason's waking Eye?"

— Brown, John (1715-1766)

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