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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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The London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art ..., Volume 6

Thomas Curtis - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1829
...putting those; together with quickness and varirty wherein can be found any rcsembhmce or con^ruil'j , thereby to make up pleasant pictures, and agreeable visions, in the fancy : judgment, on the contrary, he» quite on the other side, in separating cart-fully, en? fiom another,...
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Elements of Criticism

Lord Henry Home Kames - Criticism - 1830 - 476 pages
...thought, is that only which is taken notice of by Addison, following Locke, who defines it " to lie in the assemblage of ideas ; and putting those together,...pleasant pictures and agreeable visions in the fancy."* It may be defined more concisely, and perhaps more accurately, " A junction of things by distant and...
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Thoughts on laughter, by a chancery barrister [B. Montagu.].

Basil Montagu - 1830
...and pat' ting those together with quickness and variety, wherein can be found the least difference or congruity, thereby to make up 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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Essays on phrenology

George Combe - 1830
...definition of Wit. LOCKE describes Wit as " lying most in the assemblage of ideas, and putting these together with quickness and variety, wherein can be found any resemblance or congruityt t/iereby to make up pleasant pictures, and agreeable visions in the fancy *." - Essiv, b....
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A System of Phrenology

George Combe - Phrenology - 1830 - 707 pages
...putting these together with quickness and variety, wherein can be found any resemblance or congniity, thereby to make up pleasant pictures, and agreeable visions in the fancy *." • Essay, b. ii. c. xi. § 2. • Now, it may be demonstrated, that this definition is erroneous....
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Epitome of English literature; or, A concentration of the matter of standard ...

English literature - 1831
...not always the greatest judgment; for wit lying chiefly in the assemblage of ideas, and putting these together with quickness and variety wherein can be...or congruity, thereby to make up pleasant pictures in the fancy; judgment, on the contrary, lies in separating carefully ideas, wherein can be found a...
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The Spectator: With Sketches of the Lives of the Authors, an Index ..., Volume 2

Sir Richard Steele, Joseph Addison - Spectator - 1832
...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...those together with quickness and variety, wherein can oe found any resemblance or congruity, thereby to make up pleasant pictures and agreeable visions in...
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The Philomathesian, Volume 1

1834 - 380 pages
...omnes.) ». R. ». WIT. WIT, common!/ denominated a faculty of the mind, has beea defined by Locke as " lying most in the assemblage of ideas, and putting...pleasant pictures and agreeable visions in the fancy. " We shall make no farther attempt at a definition of this word, but leave that to our readers, and...
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The Analyst: A Quarterly Journal of Science, Literature, Natural History ...

Science - 1836
...men who have a great deal of wit have not always the clearest judgment or the 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 the other...
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The Spectator: With Notes and a General Index, Volumes 1-2

1836
...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...found any resemblance or congruity, thereby to make np pleasant pictures, and agreeable visions in the fancy; judgment, on the contrary, lies quite on...
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