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" For, wit lying most in the assemblage of ideas, and putting those together with quickness and variety wherein can be found any resemblance or congruity, thereby to make up pleasant pictures and agreeable visions in the fancy... "
Wit and Humor - Page 4
edited by - 1846 - 261 pages
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Dramatic Writings of Will. Shakespeare

William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, John Bell, George Steevens - 1788
...at doing him a service in this respecl. Besides, wit lying mostly in the assemblage of ideas, and in putting those together with quickness and variety,...wherein can be found any resemblance, or congruity, to make up pleasant pictures, and agreeable visions in the fancy ; the writer, who aims at wit, must...
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The British essayists; with prefaces by A. Chalmers

British essayists - 1802
...deal of wit, and prompt memories, have not always the clearest judgment, or deepest reason." For wit lying most in the assemblage of ideas, and putting...pleasant pictures, and agreeable visions in the fancy ; judgment, on the contrary, lies quite on the other side, in separating carefully one from another,...
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The British Essayists: The Spectator

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1802
...deal of wit, and prompt memories, have not always the clearest judgment, or deepest reason." For wit lying most in the assemblage of ideas, and putting...pleasant pictures, and agreeable visions in the fancy ; judgment, on the contrary, lies quite on the other side, in separating carefully one from another,...
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Select British Classics, Volume 11

English literature - 1803
...deal of wit and prompt memories, have not always. the clearest judgment, or deepest reason. For wit lying most in the assemblage of ideas, and putting...and variety, wherein can be found any resemblance or congniity, thereby to make up pleasant pictures and agreeable visions in the fancy; judgment, on the...
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The Spectator ...

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - 1803
...of wit and prompt memories, have not always ' the clearest judgment, or deepest reason. For wit • lying most in the assemblage of ideas, and putting ' those together with quickness and variety, vvhere' in can be found any resemblance or congruity, thero ' by to rffeke up pleasant pictures and...
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Selections from the Spectator, Tatler, Guardian, and Freeholder: Selections ...

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - English essays - 1804
...deal of wit, and prompt memories, have not always the clearest judgment, or deepest reason. For wit lying most in the assemblage of ideas, and putting...pleasant pictures and agreeable visions in the fancy; judgment, on the contrary, lies quite on the other side, in separating carefully one from another ideas...
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The works of ... Joseph Addison, collected by mr. Tickell

Joseph Addison - 1804
...has given us the best account of wit, in short, that can any where be met with. "Wit," says he, "lies in the, assemblage of ideas, and putting those together...pleasant pictures and agreeable visions in the fancy." Thus does true wit, as this incomparable author observes, generally consist in the likeness of ideas,...
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The Temple of Nature, Or, The Origin of Society: A Poem, with Philosophical ...

Erasmus Darwin - Botany - 1804 - 344 pages
...humanity. Polish'd wit bestous, 1. 309. Mr. Locke defines wit to consist of an assemblage of ideas, brought together with quickness and variety, wherein can be found any resemblance or congruity, thereby to makeup pleasant pictures and agreeable visions in the fancy. To which Mr. Addison adds, that these...
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An essay concerning human understanding. To which are now added, i. An ...

John Locke - 1805
...deal of wit, and prompt memories, have not always the clearest judgment, or deepest reason : for wit lying most in the assemblage of ideas, and putting...pleasant pictures, and agreeable visions in the fancy ; judgment on the contrary, lies quite on the other side, in separating carefully, one from another,...
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The French Anas: Poggio. Du Perron. Valois. Naudé. Patin. Sorbiere. Segrais ...

Jacques D. Du Perron, M. Garnier (Charles-Georges-Thomas), Christophe Jean Françoise Beaucousin - Anas - 1805
...following famous passage in Locke, where he marks the distinguished faculties of wit and judgment j " Wit lying most in the assemblage of ideas, and putting...pleasant pictures and agreeable visions in the fancy; judgment, on the contrary, lies quite on the other side, in separating carefully one from another,...
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