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Five women wearing heart shaped necklaces. From left to right, their likenesses are captioned, "My Heart is a heart of Alabaster pure as the driven snow," "A Heart of fire stone, perfect inflammability," "Topaz - a golden heart, a rich city widow at…

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Image of the Heart Weighing scene from "Book of the Dead"

Like the novel, poetry provided a medium for new understandings of the mind in the Restoration period of the 17th century,

One such poem is "Absence." by Samuel Pordage, published in 1660. Towards the end of the poem, the narrator declares that "A…
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