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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... "
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1864
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The Phrenological Journal, and Magazine of Moral Science, Band 11

1838
...reflect on and observe in itself," that it lies " 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," and says, " it is a kind of affront to go about to examine it by the severe rules of truth and good...
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A System of Phrenology

George Combe - 1838 - 664 Seiten
...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...pleasant pictures, and agreeable visions in the fancy.*" Now, it may be demonstrated, that this definition is erroneous. For example, when Goldsmith, in his...
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Synonymisches Handwörterbuch der englischen Sprache für die Deutschen

H M. Melford - 1841 - 448 Seiten
...Sdjíufifotgcn auê ber .Knintnip béé (5barattcr¿. Laboured or forced wit is no wit. Wit lies most in the assemblage of ideas , and putting those together with quickness and variety. (Addison.) Scott's humour in conversation, as in his works, was genial, and free from all causticity....
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A System of Phrenology

George Combe - 1842 - 516 Seiten
...is actually extinguished ? This leads me to a definition of wit. Locke describes it as " lying most in the assemblage of ideas, and putting those together...pleasant pictures and agreeable visions in the fancy."* Now, it may be demonstrated, that this definition is erroneous. For example, when Goldsmith, in his...
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The Works of Joseph Addison, Bände 1-2

Joseph Addison - 1842
...reason. ' For Tit lying most in the assemblage of ideas, and putting those together with quickness «nd nobleness of the soul, as that its felicit judgment, on the contrary, lies quite on the other side, in separating carefully one from another,...
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Terms of Response: Language and the Audience in Seventeenth- and Eighteenth ...

Robert L. Montgomery - 2010
...clearest judgment, or deepest reason. For wit [lies] mostly in the assemblage of ideas. and [puts] those together with quickness and variety, wherein...pleasant pictures and agreeable visions in the fancy." 7 These remarks are part of a passage 6. I do not mean to suggest that the topic is a trivial one....
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Dublin's Joyce

Hugh Kenner - 1956 - 372 Seiten
...Machine of Lagado (1 1 1~5) is closely related to the notions of Hobbes and Locke (". . . wit lying most in the assemblage of ideas, and putting those together...quickness and variety wherein can be found any resemblance . . ."). On the Lagado machine, whenever there turn up " three or four words together that might make...
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Sterne: Tristram Shandy

Wolfgang Iser, Laurence Sterne - 1988 - 135 Seiten
...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...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 Cambridge History of Literary Criticism: Volume 4, The Eighteenth Century

George Alexander Kennedy, H. B. Nisbet, Claude Rawson, Raman Selden - 1989 - 970 Seiten
...and False Wit', whence it became a highly influential critical orthodoxy: Locke finds Wit lying most in the assemblage of Ideas, and putting those together...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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Metaphors of Mind: Conceptions of the Nature of Intelligence

Robert J. Sternberg - 1990 - 344 Seiten
...have a great deal of the one do not necessarily have a great deal of the other. For wit lying most in the assemblage of ideas, and putting those together...up pleasant pictures and agreeable visions in the fancies; judgment, on the contrary, lies quite on the other side, and separating carefully, one from...
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