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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... "
Notes and Queries - Seite 30
1864
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The Works of Dugald Stewart: Dissertation exhibiting a general view of the ...

Dugald Stewart - 1829
...and prompt memories, have not always the elearest judgment, or deepest reason. For Wit, lying most in the assemblage of ideas, and putting those together with quickness and variety, icherein can be found any resemblance or congruity, thereby to make up pleasant pictures, and agreeable...
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The London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art ..., Band 6

Thomas Curtis - 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 - 1830
...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 - 68 Seiten
...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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A System of Phrenology

George Combe - 1830 - 707 Seiten
...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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A system of 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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Epitome of English literature; or, A concentration of the matter of ..., Band 3

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 ..., Band 2

1832
...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, Band 1

1834 - 380 Seiten
...». WIT. WIT, common!/ denominated a faculty of the mind, has beea defined by Locke as " lying most in the assemblage of ideas, and putting those together...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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Literary Remains of the Late William Hazlitt: With a Notice of His Life by ...

William Hazlitt - 1836 - 315 Seiten
...clearest judgment, or deepest reason. For wit lyin^j most in the assemblage of ideas, and putting them together with quickness and variety, wherein can be...pleasant pictures and agreeable visions in the fancy ; judgment on the contrary lieз quite on the other side, in separating carefully one from another...
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