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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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Metaphors of Mind: Conceptions of the Nature of Intelligence

Robert J. Sternberg - 1990 - 344 pages
...people who have a great deal of the one do not necessarily have a great deal of the other. For wit lying most in the assemblage of ideas, and putting those...up pleasant pictures and agreeable visions in the fancies; judgment, on the contrary, lies quite on the other side, and separating carefully, one from...
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Science, Satire, and Wit: The Essays of Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

Ralph W. Buechler - 1990 - 303 pages
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Tussen zwart en ultramarijn: de levens van schilders beschreven door Jacob ...

Ton Broos - 1990 - 384 pages
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Locke in France, 1688-1734

Ross Hutchison - 1991 - 272 pages
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Poethics, and Other Strategies of Law and Literature

Richard H. Weisberg, Floersheimer Professor of Constitutional Law Richard H Weisberg, Leon A Weisberg, M.D. - 1992 - 312 pages
...of 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...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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Jens Kraft som filosof

Carl Henrik Koch - 1992 - 32 pages
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The Poetics of Historical Perspectivism: Breitinger's Critische Dichtkunst ...

Jill Anne Kowalik - 1992 - 176 pages
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The Birth to Presence

Jean-Luc Nancy - 1993 - 444 pages
...precisely this exclusion brings about the definition of Witz. In 1689, Locke writes: For wit lying most in the assemblage of ideas, and putting those...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 Correspondence of Henry and Sarah Fielding

Henry Fielding, Sarah Fielding - 1993 - 207 pages
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