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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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The Collected Works of Dugald Stewart, Volumen1

Dugald Stewart - 1854 - 492 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, therein/ to make up pleasant pictures, and agreeable visions in the fancy ; Judgment, on the contrary,...
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Selections from the Writings ...

Rev. Sidney Smith - 1854
...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 pleasant pictures and agreeable visions in the fancy; judgment, on the contrary,...
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-THE WORKS OF JOSEPH ADDISON

GEORGE WASHINGTON GREENE - 1854
...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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Locke's essays. An essay concerning human understanding. And A treatise on ...

John Locke - 1854
...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 congraity, thereby to make up pleasant pictures and agreeable visions in the fancy ; judgment, on the...
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The Collected Works of Dugald Stewart: Elements of the philosophy of the ...

Dugald Stewart, John Veitch - 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."i I would add to this definition, (rather by way of comment than of amendment,) that wit...
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The Philosophical Works of John Locke, Volumen1

John Locke - 1854
...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 cougruity, thereby to make up pleasant pictures and agreeable visions in the fancy;* judgment, on the...
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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 cougruity, thereby to make up pleasant pictures and agreeable visions in the fancy." Thus does true...
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The Collected Works of Dugald Stewart: Elements of the philosophy of the ...

Dugald Stewart, John Veitch - 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."1 I would add to this definition, (rather by way of comment than of amendment,) that wit...
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Elementary Sketches of Moral Philosophy: Delivered at the Royal Institution ...

Sydney Smith - 1856 - 391 páginas
...it consists in something that is not perfectly conformable to them."* Now this notion of wit,—that it consists in putting those ideas together with quickness...resemblance or congruity, in order to excite pleasure in the mind,—is a little too comprehensive, for it comprehends both eloquence and poetry. In the first place,...
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The works of ... Joseph Addison, with notes by R. Hurd, Volumen2

Joseph Addison - 1856
...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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