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" When the understanding is once stored with these simple ideas, it has the power to repeat, compare, and unite them, even to an almost infinite variety, and so can make at pleasure new complex ideas. But it is not in the power of the most exalted wit or... "
The Principles of Psychology - Page 6
by William James - 1918 - 704 pages
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Bombay Miscellany, Volume 1

Bombay (India) - 1861
...compare, and to combine them in an infinite variety, and so at pleasure can make new complex ideas. And it is not in the power of the most exalted wit, or enlarged understanding, by any quickness or variety of thought, to invent or frame one new or simple idea in the mind, not taken in by the two ways before...
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The history of philosophy from Thales to Comte, Volume 2

George Henry Lewes - Philosophy - 1867
...unite, them, even to an almost infinite variety, and so can make at pleasure new complex ideas. But it is not in the power of the most exalted wit, or enlarged understanding, by any quickness or variety of thought, to invent or frame one new simple idea in the mind not taken in by the ways aforementioned.'...
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The History of Civilization, Volume 6

Amos Dean - Civilization - 1869
...an almost infinite variety, and so can make at pleasure, new complex ideas." " But," he adds, " it is not in the power of the most exalted wit, or enlarged understanding, by any quickness or variety of thought, to invent or frame one new simple idea in the mind not taken in by the ways aforementioned."...
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The Elements of the Psychology of Cognition

Robert Jardine - Consciousness - 1874 - 287 pages
...are variously modified, repeated, or combined. Our ideas are thus either simple or complex. " But it is not in the power of the most exalted wit, or enlarged understanding, by any quickness or variety of thought, to invent or frame one new simple idea in the mind, not taken in by the ways before-mentioned...
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The Life of John Locke, Volume 2

Henry Richard Fox Bourne - Philosophers - 1876
...SIMPLE AND COMPLEX IDEAS. 113 infinite variety, and so can make at pleasure now complex ideas. But it is not in the power of the most exalted wit or enlarged understanding, by any quickness or variety of thought, to invent or frame one new simple idea in the mind, not taken in by the ways before mentioned,...
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The Life of John Locke, Volume 2

Henry Richard Fox Bourne - Philosophers - 1876
...SIMPLE AND COMPLEX IDEAS. 113 infinite variety, and so can make at pleasure now complex ideas. But it is not in the power of the most exalted wit or enlarged understanding, by any -y quickness or variety of thought, to invent or frame one new simple idea in the mind, not taken in...
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Text-book to Kant: The Critique of Pure Reason; Aesthetic, Categories ...

Immanuel Kant - Causation - 1881 - 548 pages
...unite them, even to an almost infinite variety, and so can make at pleasure new complex ideas; but it is not in the power of the most exalted wit, or enlarged understanding, by any quickness or variety of thought, to invent or frame one new simple idea in the mind, not taken in by the ways aforementioned."...
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Development of English Literature and Language

Alfred Hix Welsh - English language - 1882
...unite (hem, even to an almost infinite variety, and so can make at pleasure new complex ideas. But it is not in the power of the most exalted wit, or enlarged understanding, by any quickness or variety of thought, to invent or frame one new simple idea in the mind not taken in by the ways aforementioned.'...
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Locke

Thomas Fowler - Philosophy - 1883 - 200 pages
...unite them, even to an almost infinite variety, and so can make at pleasure new complex ideas. But it is not in the power of the most exalted Wit or enlarged Understanding, by any quickness or variety ef thoughts, to invent or frame one new simple idea in the mind, not taken in by the ways before mentioned....
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Elements of psychology,.

Noah Knowles Davis - 1892 - 346 pages
...surrendering distinct existence in space. Nature and fact do not present the general, but only indi1 " For it is not in the power of the most exalted wit or enlarged understanding, by any quickness or variety of thought, to invent or frame one new simple idea in the mind. The dominion of man, in this little world...
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