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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... "
A London Encyclopaedia, Or Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature ... - Page 383
edited by - 1829
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The Spectator: With Sketches of the Lives of the Authors, an Index ..., Volume 2

Spectator (London, England : 1711) - 1824 - 284 pages
...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...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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An essay concerning human understanding. To which are now added, i. analysis ...

John Locke - 1824 - 552 pages
...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...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 Spectator, Volume 1

Joseph Addison - 1824 - 278 pages
...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...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 Alexander Pope: Esq. with Notes and Illustrations by ..., Volume 3

Alexander Pope - English literature - 1824 - 400 pages
...Something, whose truth convinc'd at sight we find. That gives us back the image of our mind, 300 NOTES. " in the assemblage of ideas, and putting those together,...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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The Works of Alexander Popekesq., with Notes and Illustrations by ..., Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1824 - 398 pages
...Something, whose truth convinc'd at sight we find, That gives us back the image of our mind, 300 NOTES. " in the assemblage of ideas, and putting those together,...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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Philomathic Journal and Literary Review, Volume 3

1825 - 486 pages
...first in order, and first in rank, wit in the thought. This has been defined by Mr. Locke,* "to lie in the assemblage of ideas; and putting those together,...wherein can be found any resemblance or congruity, thereby to make up pleasant pictures and agreeable visions in the fancy." With all due deference to...
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The Philomathic journal, Volume 3

Philomathic institution - 1825 - 504 pages
...first in order, and first in rank, wit in the thought. This has been defined by Mr. .Locke,* "to lie in the assemblage of ideas; and putting those together, with quickness and variety, wherein can be round any resemblance or congruity, thereby to make up pleasant pictures and agreeable visions in the...
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The Cornish Magazine, Issue 25

English essays - 1826 - 696 pages
...Hubert I knew well, and all here related is only too true. Pcnzancc, July 1826. IIAKLEY. LACONICS. WIT lies most in the assemblage of ideas, and putting...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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English Synonymes: With Copious Illustrations and Explanations, Drawn from ...

George Crabb - English language - 1826 - 768 pages
...notice of the deep thinker, and elicits truths which are in vain sought for with any severe effort ; ' Wit lies most in the assemblage of ideas, and putting those together with quickness and variety.' ADDISON. Humour is a species of wit which flows out of the humour of a person ; For sure by wit is...
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The Phrenological Journal and Miscellany, Volume 4

Phrenology - 1827 - 674 pages
...function as that which the Phrenologist ascribes to his faculty of Wit. He represents Wit " as lying in the assemblage of ideas, and putting those together...and variety, wherein can be found any resemblance or congruily, thereby to make up pleasant pictures in the fancy. Judgment, on the contrary, lies in separating...
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