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Date: 1820

"Clothe it in words, and bid it clasp his throne / In intercession; bend thy soul in prayer, / And like a suppliant in some gorgeous fane, / Let the will kneel within thy haughty heart."

— Shelley, Percy Bysshe (1792-1822)

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Date: 1848

"Could taste so nauseous to the bodily sense, / As these prodigious sycophants disgust / The soul's fine palate. "

— Keats, John (1795-1821) [in collab. with Brown]

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