Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books
" 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
Full view - About this book

The Soul of Wit: Joke Theory from Grimm to Freud

Carl Dale Hill - 1993 - 244 pages
[ Sorry, this page's content is restricted ]
Snippet view - About this book

The Soul of Wit: Joke Theory Fromm Grimm to Freud

Carl Dale Hill - 1993 - 268 pages
...as we see from John Locke's description of it: 'Wit lies most in the assemblage of ideas and [puts] those together with quickness and variety, wherein can be found any resemblance or congruiry, thereby to make up pleasant pictures and agreeable visions in the fancy' (chap.1 1, §2)....
Limited preview - About this book

Body and Text in the Eighteenth Century

Veronica Kelly, Dorothea von Mücke - 1994 - 368 pages
...wit and judgment so as to deny figural language any legitimate epistemological role: 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,...
Limited preview - About this book

Aspects of Metaphor

Jaakko Hintikka - 1994 - 263 pages
...Essay where he distinguishes wit, the operation of "assemblage of ideas . . . with quickness . . . wherein can be found any resemblance or congruity,...pleasant pictures and agreeable visions in the fancy," from judgement, the operation of discerning ideas, "thereby to avoid being misled by similitude, and...
Limited preview - About this book

島根大学法文学部紀要: 文学科編, Issues 7-8

1984 - 856 pages
[ Sorry, this page's content is restricted ]
Snippet view - About this book

George Herbert: Sacred and Profane

Helen Wilcox, Richard Todd - 1995 - 211 pages
[ Sorry, this page's content is restricted ]
Snippet view - About this book

Madness, Masks, and Laughter: An Essay on Comedy

Rupert D. V. Glasgow - 1995 - 400 pages
[ Sorry, this page's content is restricted ]
Snippet view - About this book

Reading Poetry: An Introduction

Tom Furniss, Michael Bath - 1996 - 427 pages
[ Sorry, this page's content is restricted ]
Snippet view - About this book

Laurence Sterne Revisited

Elizabeth Kraft - 1996 - 163 pages
[ Sorry, this page's content is restricted ]
Snippet view - About this book

The Short Oxford History of English Literature

Andrew Sanders - 1996 - 736 pages
[ Sorry, this page's content is restricted ]
Snippet view - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download EPUB
  5. Download PDF