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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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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors, Volume 1

John Timbs - 1829
...I have hit on it, it was that I might see him in the same coach with the duke of Bruyere. XCIIL Wit lies most in the assemblage of ideas, and putting...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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Handbuch der allgemeinen Geschichte der Philosophie für alle ..., Volume 2

Ernst Reinhold - 1829
...baé anbere nehmen 2). 3«r i) the discerning faculty. 1. с. chap. XI. a) 1. с. §. Z. Wit lying most in the assemblage of ideas* and putting those...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 Works of Dugald Stewart ..., Volume 6

Dugald Stewart - 1829
...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 London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science ..., Volume 14

Thomas Curtis - 1829
...deal of wit, and prompt memories, have not always the clearest judgment or deepest reason. For wit, lies most in the assemblage of ideas, and putting...wherein can be found any resemblance or congruity, to make up pleasant pictures and agreeable visions in the fancy ; judgment on the contrary lies quite...
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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors, Volume 1

John Timbs - 1829
...I have hit on it, it was that I might see him in the same coach with the duke of Bruyere. xcm. Wit lies most in the assemblage of ideas, and putting...and variety, wherein can be found any resemblance or congrulty thereby to make up pleasant pictures and agreeable visions in the fancy; judgment, on the...
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The Works of Dugald Stewart: Elements of the philosophy of the human mind

Dugald Stewart - 1829
...Illustrations of the Doctrine slated in the preceding Section. I. OP WIT. ACCORDING to Docke, Wit consists " in the assemblage of ideas ; and putting those together...wherein can be found any resemblance or congruity." * I would add to this definition, (rather by way of comment than of amendment,) that wit implies a...
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The Works of Dugald Stewart: Dissertation exhibiting a general view of the ...

Dugald Stewart - 1829
...wit, and prompt memories, have not always the elearest judgment, or deepest reason. For Wit, lying most in the assemblage of ideas, and putting those together with quickness and variety, icherein can be found any resemblance or congruity, thereby to make up pleasant pictures, and agreeable...
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The Works of Dugald Stewart: Dissertation exhibiting a general view of the ...

Dugald Stewart - 1829
...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 together with quickness and variety, ichtrein can be found any resemblance or congruity, thereby to make up pleasant pictures, and agreeable...
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Elements of Criticism

Lord Henry Home Kames - 1830
...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,...pleasant pictures and agreeable visions in the fancy."* It may be defined more concisely, and perhaps more accurately, " A junction of things by distant and...
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Thoughts on laughter, by a chancery barrister [B. Montagu.].

Basil Montagu - 1830 - 68 pages
...and pat' ting those together with quickness and variety, wherein can be found the least difference or congruity, thereby to make up 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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