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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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Theosophical Path Magazine, January to June 1919

Katherine Tingley - 2003 - 624 pages
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From Words to Numbers: Narrative, Data, and Social Science

Roberto Franzosi, Professor Roberto Franzosi, Franzosi Roberto - 2004 - 476 pages
...and prompt Memories, have not always the clearest Judgment, or deepest Reason. For Wit lying mostly 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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Selected Essays of William Hazlitt 1778 to 1830

William Hazlitt - 2004 - 828 pages
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A History of Literary Criticism and Theory: From Plato to the Present

M. A. R. Habib - 2005 - 848 pages
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Drawing Distinctions: The Varieties of Graphic Expression

Patrick Maynard - 2005 - 300 pages
...of another. Contrary to John Locke, use of figurative language can be more than a show of "wit lying most in the assemblage of ideas, and putting those...up pleasant pictures and agreeable visions in the fancy."24 There is increasing theoretical appreciation of the fact that effective figurative linguistic...
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The Rise of Literary Journalism in the Eighteenth Century: Anxious Employment

Iona Italia - 2005 - 272 pages
...in his Dictionary entry under 'Wit', cites Locke's distinction between wit and judgement: Wit lying most in the assemblage of ideas, and putting those...or congruity, thereby to make up pleasant pictures in the fancy. Judgment, on the contrary, lies in separating carefully one from another, ideas wherein...
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The Morality of Laughter

F. H. Buckley - 2003 - 264 pages
...that the two faculties are very different. Wit is a synthetic art, the ability to put together ideas "with quickness and variety, wherein can be found...pleasant pictures and agreeable visions in the fancy." Judgment is the analytical ability to take apart ideas "wherein can be found the least difference,...
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Die Wiederkehr der Bilder: Arboreszenz und Raster in der interdisziplinären ...

Simone Roggenbuck - 2005 - 396 pages
...klar zu ziehen schien: For Wit lying most in the assemblage of Ideas, and putting those together widi quickness and variety, wherein can be found any resemblance...pleasant Pictures, and agreeable Visions in the Fancy: Judgement, on the contrary, lies quite on the other side, in separating carefully, one from another,...
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The Routledge Dictionary of Literary Terms

Peter Childs, Professor Peter Childs, Roger Fowler - 2006 - 280 pages
...critics and poets, is that of the most influential philosopher of the age, John Locke, who defines it as 'the Assemblage of Ideas, and putting those together with quickness and variety'. Locke is here, however, acting as the spokesperson for the new highly developed and articulate consciousness...
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