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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... "
Eighteenth century essays on Shakespeare: ed. by D. Nichol Smith, M. A. - Page 84
edited by - 1903 - 358 pages
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The British Essayists: The Spectator

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1802
...always the clearest judgment, or deepest reason." 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 ; judgment, on the contrary,...
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The British essayists; with prefaces by A. Chalmers

British essayists - 1802
...always the clearest judgment, or deepest reason." 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 ; judgment, on the contrary,...
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Select British Classics, Volume 11

English literature - 1803
...always. the clearest judgment, or deepest reason. For wit lying most in the assemblage of ideas, and putting those together with quickness and variety, wherein can be found any resemblance or congniity, thereby to make up pleasant pictures and agreeable visions in the fancy; judgment, on the...
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Selections from the Spectator, Tatler, Guardian, and Freeholder: Selections ...

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - English essays - 1804
...always the clearest judgment, or deepest reason. 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; judgment, on the contrary,...
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The Temple of Nature, Or, The Origin of Society: A Poem, with Philosophical ...

Erasmus Darwin - Botany - 1804 - 344 pages
...humanity. Polish'd wit bestous, 1. 309. Mr. Locke defines wit to consist of an assemblage of ideas, brought together with quickness and variety, wherein can be found any resemblance or congruity, thereby to makeup pleasant pictures and agreeable visions in the fancy. To which Mr. Addison adds,...
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An essay concerning human understanding. To which are now added, i. An ...

John Locke - 1805
...always the clearest judgment, or deepest reason : 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 ; judgment on the contrary,...
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An Essay Concerning Human Understanding, Volume 1

John Locke - Knowledge, Theory of - 1805 - 510 pages
...always the clearest judgment, or deepest reason: 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, (hereby to make up pleasant pictures, and agree.!/• /. ment. K 4 abl« able visions in the fancy;...
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The French Anas: Poggio. Du Perron. Valois. Naudé. Patin. Sorbiere. Segrais ...

Jacques D. Du Perron, M. Garnier (Charles-Georges-Thomas), Christophe Jean Françoise Beaucousin - Anas - 1805
...the distinguished faculties of wit and judgment j " 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; judgment, on the contrary,...
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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th]

1850
...series of high and exalted ferments.' Mr. Locke's notion is, that it ' consists in putting those ideas together with quickness and variety wherein can be found any resemblance or congruity, in order to excite pleasure in the mind' — a definition that includes both eloquence and poetry....
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An analytical abridgment of Locke's Essay concerning human understanding

John Locke - 1808
...always the clearest Judgment, or deepest Reason. 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 : Judgment, on the contrary,...
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