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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; judgment, on the contrary,... "
Four Discourses on Subjects Relating to the Amusement of the Stage: Preached ... - Page 47
by James Plumptre - 1809 - 284 pages
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Body and Text in the Eighteenth Century

Veronica Kelly, Dorothea von Mücke - Literary Criticism - 1994 - 368 pages
...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...proceeding quite contrary to Metaphor and Allusion, (i: 263-64) To Locke's "best and most philosophical Account" of wit, Addison says he wants to add just...
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Aspects of Metaphor

Jaakko Hintikka - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1994 - 263 pages
...pleasant pictures and agreeable visions in the fancy," from judgement, the operation of discerning ideas, "thereby to avoid being misled by similitude, and by affinity to take one thing for another" (1690, vol. I, p. 203). Hobbes is taking metaphor to be a kind of ambiguity which, while not the most...
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Madness, Masks, and Laughter: An Essay on Comedy

Rupert D. V. Glasgow - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 387 pages
...the fancy; judgment, on the contrary, lies quite on the other side, in separating carefully from one another ideas wherein can be found the least difference,...similitude and by affinity to take one thing for another." 27 Wit is a synthetic capacity to recognize similarities, while judgement is an analytic skill in telling...
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Letters of the Late Ignatius Sancho, an African

Ignatius Sancho - History - 1998 - 336 pages
...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,...Similitude, and by affinity to take one thing for another." 2 Basket: another reference to the "hamper of prog." LETTER LI 1 This correspondent is not identified...
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Synthetische Reflexion: zur Stellung einer nach Kategorien reflektierenden ...

Manfred Kugelstadt - Philosophy - 1998 - 341 pages
...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,...Similitude, and by affinity to take one thing for another" (Locke 156). In diesem letzteren Sinn ist jede Amphibolic ein Fehler der Urteilskraft oder ein beabsichtigtes...
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Don Quixote in England: The Aesthetics of Laughter

Ronald Paulson - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 242 pages
...together with quickness and variety," for "entertainment and pleasantry"; as opposed to judgment, which "lies quite on the other side, in separating carefully,...Similitude, and by affinity to take one thing for another."8 Wit can distort truth, as Locke suggests, and in that sense it was a category that subsumed...
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Manifesto of a Passionate Moderate: Unfashionable Essays

Susan Haack - Philosophy - 2000 - 237 pages
...pleasant pictures and agreeable visions in the fancy," from judgement, the operation of discerning ideas, "thereby to avoid being misled by similitude, and by affinity to take one thing for another" (II.xi.2). Hobbes takes metaphor to be a kind of ambiguity which, while not the most virulent, can...
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Selbstreflexion im Spiegel des Anderen: eine wirkungsgeschichtliche Studie ...

Irene Polke - Criticism - 1999 - 423 pages
...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,...misled by Similitude, and by affinity to take one thingfor another.» (Zu der hier vertretenen Auffassung von Witz und Phantasie vgl. oben 8.148, Anm.n6)....
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Plots of Enlightenment: Education and the Novel in Eighteenth-century England

Richard A. Barney - Literary Criticism - 1999 - 402 pages
...congruity, thereby to make up pleasant Pictures, and agreeable Visions in Fancy: Judoment, on the contrary, lies quite on the other side, in separating carefully,...difference, thereby to avoid being misled by Similitude, and affmity to take one thing for another. This is a way of proceeding quite contrary to Metaphor and Allusion,...
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The Difference Satire Makes: Rhetoric and Reading from Jonson to Byron

Fredric V. Bogel - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 262 pages
...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,...Similitude, and by affinity to take one thing for another (2.II).' 8 The unproblematic character of the distinction is reinforced at a number of points; Locke...
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