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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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An essay concerning human understanding. To which are now added, i. Analysis ...

John Locke - 1816
...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,...most part lies that entertainment and pleasantry of \vit, which strikes so lively on the fancy, and therefore is so acceptable to all people; because its...
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The Works of President Edwards, Volume 8

Jonathan Edwards - Congregational churches - 1817
...judgment, and clearness of reason, which is to be observed in one man above another. Judgment lies in separating carefully one from another, ideas wherein...similitude, and by affinity to take one thing for another." So Dr. Turnbull, in his Principles of Moral Philosopby, part i. chap. 3. p. 94. " Judgment is rightly...
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Lectures on the English Comic Writers: Delivered at the Surry Institution

William Hazlitt - English literature - 1819 - 343 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." (Essay, vol. ip 143.) This definition, such as it is, Mr. Locke took without acknowledgment from ....
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The British essayists; to which are prefixed prefaces by J. Ferguson, Volume 37

British essayists - 1819
...make up pleasant pictures, and agreeable: visions in the fancy; judgment, on the contrary, lies quite1 on the other side, in separating carefully one from...similitude, and by affinity to take one thing for another. VOL. VII. B This is a way of proceeding quite contrary to metaphor and allusion ; wherein, for the...
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The Imperial magazine; or, Compendium of religious, moral ..., Volume 11

1829
...just the contrary of judgment, which consists in the separating carefully from one another, of such ideas wherein can be found the least difference, thereby...and, by affinity, to take one thing for another:" and hence, he accounts for the reason of that common observation, that men who have much wit and prompt...
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British Encyclopedia: Or, Dictionary of Arts and Sciences ..., Volume 12

William Nicholson - Natural history - 1821
...is just the contrary of judgment, which consists in the separating carefully from one another, such ideas wherein can be found the least difference, thereby to avoid being misled by similitude and affinity, to take one thinj; for another. It is the metaphor and allusion, wherein, for the most part,...
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American Edition of the British Encyclopedia: Or, Dictionary of ..., Volume 12

William Nicholson - Natural history - 1821
...is just the contrary of judgment, which consists in the separating carefully from one another, such ideas wherein can be found the least difference, thereby to avoid being misled by similitude and affinity, to take one thing for another. It is the metaphor and allusion, wherein, for the most part,...
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The Spectator: With Notes, and a General Index. The Eight Volumes Comprised ...

Spectator (London, England : 1711) - 1822 - 771 pages
...another, ideas wherein can be found the least dif'erence, thereby to avoid being misled by simili:ude and by affinity, to take one thing for another. This is a way of proceeding quite contrary to mcaphor and allusion ; wherein, for ihe most part, ies that entertainment and pleasantry of wit, which...
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The British essayists, with prefaces by A. Chalmers, Volumes 5-6

British essayists - 1823
...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. Dressed she is beautiful, undressed she is Beauty's self. This is a way of proceeding quite contrary...
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The British Essayists: Spectator

English essays - 1823
...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...another, ideas wherein can be found the least difference, whereby to avoid being misled by similitude, and by affinity to take one thing for another. This is...
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