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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... "
The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th] - Página 82
1850
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Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, Volúmenes1-2

1844
...exemplification of it ' Wit,' says Locke, ' lies 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.' Locke was manifestly aware...
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Encyclopædia metropolitana; or, Universal dictionary of ..., Volumen21

Encyclopaedia - 1845
...vol.'iii. p. 251. OftheCurcnftheCuui. 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 ; judgment, on the contrary,...
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Lectures on the English Comic Writers

William Hazlitt - 1845 - 222 páginas
...clearest judgment or deepest reason. For wit lying mostly in the assemblage of ideas, and putting them 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 ; judgment, on the contrary,...
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Wit and Humor

Leigh Hunt - 1846 - 261 páginas
...general proposition. He described Wit as " 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." (Human Understanding, book...
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Wit and Humour, Selected from the English Poets: With an Illustrative Essay ...

Leigh Hunt - 1846 - 357 páginas
...general proposition. He described Wit as " 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." (Human Understanding, book...
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The seasons, ed. with notes by A.T. Thomson

James Thomson - 1847
...gay surprise — * * Locke defines wit to consist " in the assemblage of ideas ; and putting these together with quickness and variety, wherein can be found any resemblance or congruity. "l If we inquire, upon what is founded the entertainment or pleasure which wit produces, I should answer...
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The works of Alexander Pope, with notes and illustrations, by ..., Volumen2

Alexander Pope - 1847
...is very exact. Mr. Locke had defined wit to consist " in the assemblage of ideas, and putting those together, with quickness and variety, wherein can be found any resemblance or congruity, whereby to make up pleasant pictures and agreeable visions in the fancy." But that great philosopher,...
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Elementary Sketches of Moral Philosophy: Delivered at the Royal Institution ...

Sydney Smith - 1849 - 424 páginas
...clearest "judgment or deepest reason: for wit lying mostly in " the assemblage of ideas, and putting those together " with quickness and variety wherein can be found any " resemblance or congruity, whereby to make up plea" sant pictures and agreeable visions in the fancy; "judgment, on the contrary,...
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An Essay Concerning Human Understanding: With Notes and Illustrations of the ...

John Locke - 1849 - 564 páginas
...clearest judgment or deepest reason. 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 ; judgment, on the contrary,...
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The Eclectic Review

Samuel Greatheed, Daniel Parken, Theophilus Williams, Josiah Conder, Thomas Price, Jonathan Edwards Ryland, Edwin Paxton Hood - 1850
...Oft thought before, but ne'er so well exprest.' and the " Funeral Orations" of Bossuet, are witty.' Sir R. Blackmore calls it, ' a series of high and...Resemblance,* moreover, makes the definition too wide, and quitkness of comparison too narrow. ' Wit,' says Johnson, ' is a combination ot' dissimilar images,...
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