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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 British essayists, with prefaces by A. Chalmers - Page 232
by British essayists - 1823
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Dramatic Writings of Will. Shakespeare

William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, John Bell, George Steevens - 1788
...at doing him a service in this respecl. Besides, wit lying mostly in the assemblage of ideas, and in putting those together with quickness and variety,...wherein can be found any resemblance, or congruity, to make up pleasant pictures, and agreeable visions in the fancy ; the writer, who aims at wit, must...
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The British Essayists: The Spectator

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1802
...That men who have a great deal of wit, and prompt memories, have not always the clearest judgment, or deepest reason." For wit lying most in the assemblage...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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Select British Classics, Volume 11

English literature - 1803
...that men who have a great deal of wit and prompt memories, have not always. the clearest judgment, or deepest reason. For wit lying most in the assemblage...and variety, wherein can be found any resemblance or congniity, thereby to make up pleasant pictures and agreeable visions in the fancy; judgment, on the...
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The Spectator ...

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - 1803
...that men who have a great ' deal of wit and prompt memories, have not always ' the clearest judgment, or deepest reason. For wit • lying most in the assemblage...putting ' those together with quickness and variety, vvhere' in can be found any resemblance or congruity, thero ' by to rffeke up pleasant pictures and...
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Selections from the Spectator, Tatler, Guardian, and Freeholder: Selections ...

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - English essays - 1804
...That men who have a great deal of wit, and prompt memories, have not always the clearest judgment, or deepest reason. For wit lying most in the assemblage...pleasant pictures and agreeable visions in the fancy; judgment, on the contrary, lies quite on the other side, in separating carefully one from another ideas...
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The works of ... Joseph Addison, collected by mr. Tickell, Volume 6

Joseph Addison - 1804
...has given us the best account of wit, in short, that can any where be met with. "Wit," says he, "lies in the, assemblage of ideas, and putting those together...pleasant pictures and agreeable visions in the fancy." Thus does true wit, as this incomparable author observes, generally consist in the likeness of ideas,...
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The Temple of Nature, Or, The Origin of Society: A Poem, with Philosophical ...

Erasmus Darwin - Botany - 1804 - 344 pages
...humanity. Polish'd wit bestous, 1. 309. Mr. Locke defines wit to consist of an assemblage of ideas, brought together with quickness and variety, wherein can be found any resemblance or congruity, thereby to makeup pleasant pictures and agreeable visions in the fancy. To which Mr. Addison adds, that these...
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An essay concerning human understanding. To which are now added, i. An ...

John Locke - 1805
...that men, who have a great deal of wit, and prompt memories, have not always the clearest judgment, or deepest reason : for wit lying most in the assemblage...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 French Anas: Poggio. Du Perron. Valois. Naudé. Patin. Sorbiere. Segrais ...

Jacques D. Du Perron, M. Garnier (Charles-Georges-Thomas), Christophe Jean Françoise Beaucousin - Anas - 1805
...following famous passage in Locke, where he marks the distinguished faculties of wit and judgment j " Wit lying most in the assemblage of ideas, and putting...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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An Essay Concerning Human Understanding, Volume 1

John Locke - Knowledge, Theory of - 1805 - 510 pages
...that men, who have a great deal of wit, and prompt memories, have not always the clearest judgment, or deepest reason: for wit lying most in the assemblage...wherein can be found any resemblance or congruity, (hereby to make up pleasant pictures, and agree.!/• /. ment. K 4 abl« able visions in the fancy;...
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