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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... "
Chambers's Edinburgh Journal - Page 59
1844
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Johnson's Dictionary and the Language of Learning

Robert DeMaria - 1986 - 303 pages
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Swift

Nigel Wood - 1986 - 153 pages
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Vergleichung: Goethes Einf├╝hrung in die Schreibweise Jean Pauls

Hendrik Birus - 1986 - 153 pages
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Dr. Johnson's Critical Vocabulary: A Selection from His Dictionary

Samuel Johnson - 1986 - 328 pages
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Terms of Response: Language and the Audience in Seventeenth- and Eighteenth ...

Robert L. Montgomery - 2010
...clearest judgment, or deepest reason. For wit [lies] mostly in the assemblage of ideas. and [puts] those together with quickness and variety, wherein...pleasant pictures and agreeable visions in the fancy." 7 These remarks are part of a passage 6. I do not mean to suggest that the topic is a trivial one....
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The Philosophy of Laughter and Humor

John Morreall - 1987 - 270 pages
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Iconology: Image, Text, Ideology

W. J. T. Mitchell - 1987 - 226 pages
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Dublin's Joyce

Hugh Kenner - 1956 - 372 pages
...Machine of Lagado (1 1 1~5) is closely related to the notions of Hobbes and Locke (". . . wit lying most in the assemblage of ideas, and putting those...quickness and variety wherein can be found any resemblance . . ."). On the Lagado machine, whenever there turn up " three or four words together that might make...
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Sterne: Tristram Shandy

Wolfgang Iser - 1988 - 135 pages
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