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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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Art in the Social Order: The Making of the Modern Conception of Art

Preben Mortensen - 1997 - 213 pages
...an analytical skill, wit is, according to Locke, the ability to put things together. Wit lies mostly in the "assemblage of ideas, and putting those together...pleasant pictures and agreeable visions in the fancy" (ibid.). Wit is typically the skill of the poet, since one form of this "putting together" is metaphor...
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Haydn and His World

Elaine R. Sisman, Elaine Sisman - 1997 - 474 pages
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The Excursion

Frances Brooke, Paula R. Backscheider, Hope D. Cotton - 1997 - 250 pages
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Ironie und literarische Moderne

Ernst Behler - 1997 - 344 pages
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Letters of the Late Ignatius Sancho, an African

Ignatius Sancho - 1998 - 336 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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Complex Pleasure: Forms of Feeling in German Literature

Stanley Corngold - 1998 - 243 pages
...marked out as an epistemological concern in Locke's An Essay Concerning Human Understanding, "wit lying most in the assemblage of ideas, and putting those...pleasant pictures and agreeable visions in the fancy." 40 Locke's argument confirms the general picture described by Foucault as follows: "From the seventeenth...
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Synthetische Reflexion: zur Stellung einer nach Kategorien reflektierenden ...

Manfred Kugelstadt - 1998 - 341 pages
...umgekehrt "ingenii defectus" als Kennzeichen der Dummheil). - Locke dagegen bestimmt: "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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Manifesto of a Passionate Moderate: Unfashionable Essays

Susan Haack - 2000 - 223 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...
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Don Quixote in England: The Aesthetics of Laughter

Ronald Paulson - 1998 - 292 pages
...dangerously close relatives. Both involve the loose association of ideas and seek the discovery of "any resemblance or congruity, thereby to make up...pleasant Pictures, and agreeable Visions in the Fancy." If the first carried for Locke (as it did for Hobbes) associations of religious enthusiasm, the mysticism...
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