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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 Phrenological Journal, and Magazine of Moral Science, Volumes 11-12

1838
...there is the least difference," I accurately compare them, and so form a judgment " not likely to be misled by similitude, and by affinity, to take one thing for another." I think it clear that the use of Comparison is to " detect incongruity where congruity appears," and...
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The Phrenological Journal, and Magazine of Moral Science, Volume 11

Phrenology - 1838
...there is the least difference," I accurately compare them, and so form a judgment " not likely to be misled by similitude, and by affinity, to take one thing for another." I think it clear that the use of Comparison is to " detect incongruity where congruity appears," and...
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The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science ..., Volume 14

Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington) - 1839
...congruity, 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, thereb) to avoid being misled by similitude, and by affinity to take one thing for another.' Let us...
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The Works of Joseph Addison, Volumes 1-2

Joseph Addison - 1842
...thereby to make up pleasant pictures, and agreeable visions in the fancy; judgment, on the contrary, flearg. iii. The echoing Mils and cbiding hound»...nothing so much shows the nobleness of the soul, as tha bv affinity to take one thing for another. This is a way of proceeding quite contrary to metaphor and...
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A System of Phrenology

George Combe - Phrenology - 1842 - 516 pages
...wherein any resemblance or congruity can be found," he proceeds thus : " Judgment, on the contrary, lies quite on the other side, in separating carefully, one from another, ideas whßrein can be found the least difference, thereby to avoid being misled by similitude and by affinity...
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The Works of President Edwards ...

Jonathan Edwards - Congregational churches - 1844
...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 Philosophy, Part I. chap. 3, p. 94 : " Judgment is rightly...
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Encyclopædia metropolitana; or, Universal dictionary of ..., Volume 21

Encyclopaedia - 1845
...judgment, on the contrary, lies quite on the other side, in separating carefully ideas one from another, wherein can be found the least difference, thereby...similitude, and by affinity to take one thing for another. Locke. Qf Human Understanding, bnol: ii. ch. xi. see. 2. Now the greater uncertainty there is, as to...
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Lectures on the English Comic Writers

William Hazlitt - English drama - 1845 - 222 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...from another ideas wherein can be found the least diiference, thereby to avoid being misled by similitude, and by affinity to take one thing for another."...
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An Essay Concerning Human Understanding

John Locke - Knowledge, Theory of - 1849 - 564 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...thereby to avoid being misled by similitude and by affmity to take one thing for another. This is a way of proceeding quite contrary to metaphor and allusion,...
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The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine, Volume 36

American periodicals - 1850
...agreeable visions in the fancy. This definition of wit he places in opposition to judgment, which he says ' lies quite on the other side,' in separating carefully...similitude, and by affinity to take one thing for another. Addison quotes this passage in the Spectator, and says : ' This is, I think, the best and most philosophical...
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