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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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The Birth to Presence

Jean-Luc Nancy - 1993 - 423 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 Soul of Wit: Joke Theory Fromm Grimm to Freud

Carl Dale Hill - 1993 - 244 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)....
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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,...
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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...
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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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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 - 242 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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