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" And hence perhaps may be given some reason of that common observation, that men who have a great deal 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... "
The Botanic Garden: A Poem, in Two Parts ... The Economy of Vegetation, and ... - Pàgina 53
per Erasmus Darwin - 1825 - 203 pàgines
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The Works of Dugald Stewart: Dissertation exhibiting a general view of the ...

Dugald Stewart - 1829
...lying most in the assemblage of ideas, and putting those together with quickness and variety, icherein can be found any resemblance or congruity, thereby...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 Dugald Stewart: Elements of the philosophy of the human mind

Dugald Stewart - 1829
...Section. I. OF WIT. ACCORDING to Locke, Wit consists " in the assemblage of ideas ; and putting those together with quickness and variety, 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: Elements of the philosophy of the human mind

Dugald Stewart - 1829
...Section. I. OF WIT. ACCORDING to Locke, Wit consists " in the assemblage of ideas ; and putting those together with quickness and variety, 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 London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art ..., Volum 14

Thomas Curtis - 1829
...clearest judgment or deepest reason. For wit, lies most in the assemblage of ideas, and putting those together with quickness and variety 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, Volum 1

John Timbs - 1829
...same coach with the duke of Bruyere. xcm. Wit lies most in the assemblage of ideas, and putting those together with quickness 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 London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art ..., Volum 6

Thomas Curtis - 1829
...putting those together with quickness and variety wherein can be found any resen.blancp> or contrruttt/, thereby to make up pleasant pictures, and agreeable visions, in the fancy : judgment, on the contrary, lie» quite on the other side, in separating carefully, cm« fiom another,...
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The miscellaneous works of Joseph Addison, Volum 1

Joseph Addison - 1830
...that can anywhere lie met with. " Wit," says he, " lies in the assemblage of ideas, and putting those together with quickness and variety, wherein can be...pleasant pictures and agreeable visions in the fancy." Thus does true wit, as this incomparable author observes, generally consist in the likeness of ideas,...
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Elements of criticism

Lord Henry Home Kames - 1830
...by Addison, following Locke, who defines it " to lie in the assemblage of ideas ; and putting those together, with quickness and variety, wherein can...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
...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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Essays on phrenology

George Combe - 1830
...definition of Wit. LOCKE describes Wit as " lying most in the assemblage of ideas, and putting these together with quickness and variety, wherein can be found any resemblance or congruityt t/iereby to make up pleasant pictures, and agreeable visions in the fancy *." - Essiv, b....
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