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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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Elementary Sketches of Moral Philosophy: Delivered at the Royal Institution ...

Sydney Smith - 1850 - 391 páginas
..." 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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The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine, Volumen36

Charles Fenno Hoffman, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Timothy Flint, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew - 1850
...cotemporary with Dryden, defines '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. This definition of wit he...
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The literary class book; or, Readings in English literature

Robert Joseph Sullivan - 1850
...consider all as equally fallacious. 23. Wit 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; judgment, on the contrary,...
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The mental and moral philosophy of laughter

Edwin Paxton Hood - 1852
...opinions. — Tims, Locke has 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." The definition of Locke is...
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Locke's Essay on the Human Understanding

JOHN MURRAY - 1852
...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 World's Laconics: Or, The Best Thoughts of the Best Authors

Tryon Edwards - 1853 - 432 páginas
...extremely. — Penn. WIT AND JUDGMENT. — Wit 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 tho fancy ; judgment, on the contrary,...
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The Spectator [by J. Addison and others] with sketches of the lives of the ...

Spectator The - 1853
...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 Works of Joseph Addison: Including the Whole Contents of Bp ..., Volumen1

Joseph Addison - 1853
...that can any where be met with. " Wit," says he, " lies 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." Thus does true wit, as this...
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Prismatics

Frederic Swartwout Cozzens - 1854 - 235 páginas
...cotemporary with Dryden, defines " 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. This definition of wit he...
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The Collected Works of Dugald Stewart: Elements of the philosophy of the ...

Dugald Stewart - 1854
...SECTION. 1. OF WIT. According to Locke, Wit consists " in the assemblage of ideas, and putting those together with quickness and variety, wherein can be found any resemblance or congruity." l I would add to this definition, (rather by way of comment than of amendment,) that wit implies a...
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