Excerpt from "The Country Lasses: or, The Custom of the Manor. A Comedy. As it is Acted at the Theatres. Written by Mr. Johnson"

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Title

Excerpt from "The Country Lasses: or, The Custom of the Manor. A Comedy. As it is Acted at the Theatres. Written by Mr. Johnson"

Subject

Love vs. Lust

Description

A metaphor of what love is versus what lust is so that the reader might be able to better distinguish these two deceptively similar emotions.

Creator

Charles Johnson

Source

Metaphors of the Mind

Date

1715

Rights

Natalia Burgdorf

Relation

"A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy" by Laurence Sterne

Is what Yorick feels for the Frenchwoman he meets love at first sight or lust? That's subject to interpretation.

Language

English

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Text

"Love is a generous Volunteer; Lust a Mercenary Slave"

Citation

Charles Johnson, “Excerpt from "The Country Lasses: or, The Custom of the Manor. A Comedy. As it is Acted at the Theatres. Written by Mr. Johnson",” Enlightenmens, accessed February 7, 2023, http://enlightenmens.lmc.gatech.edu/items/show/705.

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