Quote from Louise Florence Pétronille written in 1787

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Title

Quote from Louise Florence Pétronille written in 1787

Subject

18th century thinking

Description

Our mind and its thoughts are one of the most important things to us

Creator

Louise Florence Pétronille

Source

http://metaphors.iath.virginia.edu/metaphors?f%5Bwork_literary_period%5D%5B%5D=Eighteenth+Century&page=2&q=female&sort=relevance

The Conversations of Emily

Publisher

The Mind is a Metaphor

Date

1787

Contributor

Rahul Shah

Relation

18th Century thinking

Format

Text

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Quote

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"Thus our thoughts are our most sacred and dearest property; and to read a bit of paper, as you call it, that does not belong to us, that contains thoughts not addressed to us, is to do an act that has all the deformity of treason, meanness, and infamy; in fine, the most vile and dishonourable ac...

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Louise Florence Pétronille, “Quote from Louise Florence Pétronille written in 1787,” Enlightenmens, accessed January 29, 2023, http://enlightenmens.lmc.gatech.edu/items/show/649.

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