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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 works of ... Joseph Addison, collected by mr. Tickell - Page 181
by Joseph Addison - 1804
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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
...and prompt memories, have not always the clearest judgment, or deepest reason." For wit lying most in the assemblage of ideas, and putting those together...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 British essayists; with prefaces by A. Chalmers

British essayists - 1802
...and prompt memories, have not always the clearest judgment, or deepest reason." For wit lying most in the assemblage of ideas, and putting those together...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
...and prompt memories, have not always. the clearest judgment, or deepest reason. For wit lying most in the assemblage of ideas, and putting those together...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
...prompt memories, have not always ' the clearest judgment, or deepest reason. For wit • lying most in the assemblage of ideas, and 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
...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 together...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 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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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
...passage in Locke, where he marks the distinguished faculties of wit and judgment j " Wit lying most in the assemblage of ideas, and putting those together...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. To which are now added, i. An ...

John Locke - 1805
...and prompt memories, have not always the clearest judgment, or deepest reason : for wit lying most in the assemblage of ideas, and putting those together...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
...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 together...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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