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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 Humour, Selected from the English Poets: With an Illustrative Essay ... - Page 5
by Leigh Hunt - 1846 - 360 pages
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The Dramatick Writings of Will. Shakspere: With the Notes of All ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1788 - 346 pages
...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, Volume 7

British essayists - 1802 - 342 pages
...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 - 366 pages
...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 Spectator ...

English essays - 1803 - 454 pages
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Select British Classics, Volume 11

English literature - 1803 - 434 pages
...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: In Eight Volumes. : Vol. I[-VIII].

English literature - 1803 - 420 pages
...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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1804 - 676 pages
...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, Volume 6

Joseph Addison - 1804 - 470 pages
...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 - English poetry - 1804 - 364 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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The French Anas ...

Jacques D. Du Perron - 1805 - 418 pages
...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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