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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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The Cambridge History of the English Language, Volume 3

Richard M. Hogg, Norman Francis Blake, Roger Lass, R. W. Burchfield - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1992 - 796 pages
...rather than wit, where wit consists in looking for imaginary resemblances, while judgement involves 611 'separating carefully, one from another, Ideas, wherein...Similitude and by affinity to take one thing for another' (Ixicke [1690]: 156). The other main type of pun to survive is the double entendre. It probably owes...
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The Adventures of David Simple ; And, The Adventures of David Simple, Volume ...

Sarah Fielding - Fiction - 2002 - 465 pages
...thereby to make up pleasant pictures and agreeable visions in the fancy: judgement, on the contrary, lies quite on the other side, in separating carefully,...similitude, and by affinity to take one thing for another' (Essay Concerning Human Understanding (1690), 2.11.2). Addison quotes the same passage approvingly...
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Locke's Essay and the Rhetoric of Science

Peter Walmsley - Philosophy - 2003 - 199 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. (2.11.2) Locke goes on to remark how "Metaphor and Allusion," the chief expressions of wit, are universally...
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Knowledge and Indifference in English Romantic Prose

Tim Milnes - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 278 pages
...Ideas, and putting them together with quickness and variety', is distinguished from judgement', which 'lies quite on the other side, in separating carefully, one from another, Ideas [. . .] thereby to avoid being misled by Similitude [...]'. Wit, though it 'strikes so lively on the...
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Die Wiederkehr der Bilder: Arboreszenz und Raster in der interdisziplinären ...

Simone Roggenbuck - Linguistics - 2005 - 382 pages
...thereby to make up pleasant Pictures, and agreeable Visions in the Fancy: Judgement, on the contrary, lies quite on the other side, in separating carefully,...found the least difference, thereby to avoid being tntsied by Similitude, and by any affinity to take one thing for another. This is a way of proceeding...
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The Morality of Laughter

F. H. Buckley - Law - 2003 - 240 pages
...pleasant pictures and agreeable visions in the fancy." Judgment is the analytical ability to take apart ideas "wherein can be found the least difference,...similitude, and by affinity to take one thing for another."2 Intelligence unties a knot; wit leaves the knot just as it is, but identifies a similar...
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Drawing Distinctions: The Varieties of Graphic Expression

Patrick Maynard - Art - 2005 - 266 pages
..."judgment," which separates in order "to avoid being misled by similitude," NOTES TO PAGES 188-197 252 with "a way of proceeding quite contrary to metaphor and...part lies that entertainment and pleasantry of wit." 25. Rawson, Ceramics, 18. 26. See John M. Kennedy, Christopher D. Green, and John Vervaeke, "Metaphoric...
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The Rise of Literary Journalism in the Eighteenth Century: Anxious Employment

Iona Italia - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2005 - 248 pages
...resemblance, or congruity, thereby to make up pleasant pictures in the fancy. Judgment, on the contrary, lies in separating carefully one from another, ideas wherein...difference, thereby to avoid being misled by similitude. (Johnson 1755 and Locke 1975: 156) Addison cites the same passage from Locke in his essay series on...
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The Dragons of Expectation: Reality and Delusion in the Course of History

Robert Conquest, Senior Research Fellow and Scholar-Curator of the East European Collection Robert Conquest, author - History - 2005 - 256 pages
...notions, it becomes distortive. Locke warned us, three centuries ago, against the temptation to be "misled by similitude, and by affinity, to take one thing for another." And though we may hope in principle to get as much knowledge of past humans as possible, it nevertheless...
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Abstraction and the Classical Ideal, 1760-1920

Charles A. Cramer - Art - 2006 - 182 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.77 This restriction of mental operation to adding and subtracting, comparing and distinguishing...
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