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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 Spectator: With Notes, and a General Index. The Eight Volumes Comprised ...

1822 - 771 pages
...memories, have not always the clearest judgment, or deepest reason." For wit lying most in the as! semblage 肀 t "f 1822 9Published by Hickman and Hazzard. Willi anyi resemblance or congruity, ' thereby to make up pleasant pictures, and agreeable visions in tho...
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The Works of John Locke, Volume 1

John Locke - 1823
...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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Elements of Criticism, Volume 1

Lord Henry Home Kames - 1823
...thought, is that only which is taken notice of by Addison, following Locke, who defines it " to lie in the assemblage of ideas ; and " putting those together,...thereby to make up pleasant pictures and agreeable vi" sions in the fancy."* It may be defined more concisely, and perhaps more accurately, " A junction...
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An essay concerning human understanding. To which are now added, i. analysis ...

John Locke - 1824
...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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The Spectator, Volume 1

Joseph Addison - 1824
...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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The Spectator: With Sketches of the Lives of the Authors, an Index ..., Volume 2

1824
...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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The Works of Alexander Pope: Esq. with Notes and Illustrations by ..., Volume 3

Alexander Pope, William Roscoe - 1824
...Something, whose truth convinc'd at sight we find. That gives us back the image of our mind, 300 NOTES. " in the assemblage of ideas, and putting those together,...wherein can be found any resemblance or congruity, whereby to make up pleasant pictures and agreeable visions in the fancy." But that great Philosopher,...
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The Works of Alexander Popekesq., with Notes and Illustrations by ..., Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1824
...Something, whose truth convinc'd at sight we find, That gives us back the image of our mind, 300 NOTES. " in the assemblage of ideas, and putting those together,...wherein can be found any resemblance or congruity, whereby to make up pleasant pictures and agreeable visions in the fancy." But that great Philosopher,...
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Philomathic Journal and Literary Review, Volume 3

1825
...first in order, and first in rank, wit in the thought. This has been defined by Mr. Locke,* "to lie in the assemblage of ideas; and putting those together,...pleasant pictures and agreeable visions in the fancy." With all due deference to Mr. Locke's authority, high as it undoubtedly is, on every subject to which...
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The Temple of Nature: Or, The Origin of Society, a Poem with Philosophical Notes

Erasmus Darwin - 1825 - 100 pages
...humanity. Potish'd wit bestows, 1. 309. Mr. Locke defines wit to consist of an assemblage of ideas, brought together with quickness and variety, wherein can be...pleasant pictures and agreeable visions in the fancy. To which Mr. Addison adds, that these must occasion surprise as well as delight ; Spectator, Vol. I....
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