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" Latins call imagination, from the image made in seeing, and apply the same, though improperly, to all the other senses. But the Greeks call it fancy, which signifies appearance, and is as proper to one sense as to another. Imagination, therefore, is nothing... "
The Foundations of Normal and Abnormal Psychology - Page 124
by Boris Sidis - 1914 - 406 pages
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Elements of the Philosophy of the Human Mind, Volume 3

Dugald Stewart - 1827
...which signifies ap" parence, and is as proper to one sense as to another. Jmaginau tion is therefore nothing but decaying sense, and is found in men " and many other living creatures, as well sleeping as waking." " This decaying sense, when we would " express the thing itself,...
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The Works of Dugald Stewart: Elements of the philosophy of the human mind

Dugald Stewart - 1829
...fancy, which signifies appearance, and u as proper to one sense as to another. Imagination is therefore nothing but decaying sense, and is found in men and many other living creatures, as well sleeping as waking." " The decaying sense, when we would express the thing itself,...
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A new dictionary of the English language

Charles Richardson - 1836
...But the Greeks call it fancy, which signifies apparence, and is as proper to one sense as another. Imagination, therefore, is nothing but decaying sense, and is found in men and many other living creatures, as well sleeping a wakinp. Hoboes on Man, pt. ic 2. But a voice Is wanting, the deep truth...
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The English Works of Thomas Hobbes of Malmesbury, Volume 3

Thomas Hobbes, Thucydides, Homer - Philosophy - 1839 - 11 pages
...the Greeks call itfancy ; which signifies appearance, and is as proper to one sense, as to another. IMAGINATION therefore is nothing but decaying sense; and is found in men, and many other living creatures, as well sleeping, as waking. The decay of sense in men waking, is not the decay of the motion...
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The English Works of Thomas Hobbes of Malmesbury, Volume 3

Thomas Hobbes, Thucydides, Homer - Philosophy - 1839 - 11 pages
...the Greeks call it fancy ; which signifies appearance, and is as proper to one sense, as to another. IMAGINATION therefore is nothing but decaying sense; and is found in men, and many other living creatures, as well sleeping, as waking. The decay of sense in men waking, is not the imagination. decay...
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The Collected Works of Dugald Stewart: Elements of the philosophy of the ...

Dugald Stewart, John Veitch - 1854
...which signifies apparence, and is as proper to one sense as to another. Imagination is, therefore, nothing but decaying sense, and is found in men and many other living creatures, as well sleeping as waking. " . . . . This decaying sense, when we would express the thing...
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The Law Review and Quarterly Journal of British and Foreign ..., Volume 19

Law - 1854
...fancy, which signifies appearance, and is as proper to one sense as another. Imagination is, therefore, nothing but decaying sense ; and is found in men and many other living creatures as well sleeping as waking.1 The longer the time is after the sight or sense of any object,...
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The history of civilisation in Scotland, Volume 3

John Mackintosh - Scotland - 1884 - 354 pages
...the Greeks call it fancy, which signifies appearance, and is as proper to one sense as to another. Imagination, therefore, is nothing but decaying sense ; and is found in men, and in many other living creatures, as well sleeping as waking. " The decay of sense in men waking is not...
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Leviathan; Or, The Matter, Form and Power of a Commonwealth, Ecclesiastical ...

Thomas Hobbes - Political science - 1886 - 320 pages
...signifies "appearance," and is as proper to one sense, as to another. "Imagination," therefore, ~1 is nothing but " decaying sense ; " and is found in men, and many other living I creature-, as well sleeping, as waking. / The decay of sense in men waking, is not (he decay...
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Hobbes's Leviathan; Harrington's Ocean; Famous Pamphlets [A.D. 1644 to A.D ...

Thomas Hobbes - Political science - 1889 - 20 pages
...Greeks call it " fancy;" which signifies "appearance," and is as proper to one sense, as to another. " Imagination," therefore, is nothing but " decaying...sense ; " and is found in men, and many other living creature-, as well sleeping, as waking. The decay of sense in men waking, is not the decay of the motion...
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