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Date: 1767

"And make our hearts Thy constant home"

— Wesley, John and Charles

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Date: 1778

God, "Who view'st each thought yet lab'ring in my mind, / Say, in what secret cell,
/ Far from the glance of feeble human kind, / Doth pure religion dwell?"

— Ellis, George (1753-1815)

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Date: 1785

"This is the case of many a beau / Who gives up all for glare and show. / Outside and front all fine and burnish'd, / But the inner rooms are thinly furnish'd."

— Frere, John Hookham (1769-1846)

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