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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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Selbstreflexion im Spiegel des Anderen: eine wirkungsgeschichtliche Studie ...

Irene Polke - 1999 - 423 pages
...Fähigkeit zur Verbindung von Ideen nützlich sein (Essay 2,1i,2 = Locke (1979) 8.156): «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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Studies in Criticism and Aest

Howard Anderson - 1999 - 419 pages
...and emphasize significant qualifications of Locke's account of wit. Locke had said that wit consists "in the assemblage of ideas, and putting those together...pleasant pictures and agreeable visions in the fancy." 51 In the 1704 note Addison quotes Locke's observation and says, "Thus does True wit, as this incomparable...
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Plots of Enlightenment: Education and the Novel in Eighteenth-century England

Richard A. Barney - 1999 - 402 pages
...fancy, and Locke declaims its inferiority when comparing it to the results of judgment: For Wit lying most in the assemblage of Ideas, and putting those...make up pleasant Pictures, and agreeable Visions in Fancy: Judoment, on the contrary, lies quite on the other side, in separating carefully, one from another,...
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The Difference Satire Makes: Rhetoric and Reading from Jonson to Byron

Fredric V. Bogel - 2001 - 262 pages
...Concerning Human Understanding.^ 7 At first, this seems a distinction of great clarity and tidiness. Wit, says Locke, lies most in the assemblage of Ideas,...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 Adventures of David Simple ; And, The Adventures of David Simple, Volume ...

Sarah Fielding - 2002 - 465 pages
...on the difference between wit and judgement, 'wit lying most in the assemblage of ideas, and puiting those together with quickness and variety, wherein...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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Locke's Essay and the Rhetoric of Science

Peter Walmsley - 2003 - 199 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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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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Drawing Distinctions: The Varieties of Graphic Expression

Patrick Maynard - 2005 - 266 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 - 248 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 - 240 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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