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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 literary class book; or, Readings in English literature

Robert Joseph Sullivan - 1850
...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. 24. Frugality may be termed the daughter of prudence, the sister of temperance, and the parent of liberty....
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The Parlour magazine of the literature of all nations, Volume 1

1851
...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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Locke's Essay on the Human Understanding

JOHN MURRAY - 1852
...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...to Metaphor and Allusion, wherein for the most part lie that entertainment and pleasantry of Wit which strike so lively on the fancy, and [are] therefore...
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A Laconic Manual and Brief Remarker: Containing Over a Thousand Subjects ...

Charles Simmons - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1852 - 552 pages
...pleasant pictures and agreeable visions in the fancy; judgment, on the contrary, lies in separating ideas wherein can be found the least difference, thereby to avoid being misled. There are many men of wit, to one man of sense. Pope. True wit is nature to advantage dress'd; What...
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The World's Laconics: Or, The Best Thoughts of the Best Authors

Tryon Edwards - Quotations, English - 1853 - 432 pages
...thereby to make up pleasant pictures and agreeable visions in tho 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. WIT AND JUDGMENT. — Where judgment has wit to express it, there is the best orator. —...
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The Spectator: With a Biographical and Critical Preface, and Explanatory ...

1853
...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...avoid being misled by similitude, and by affinity j to take one thing for another. This is a way of proceeding quite contrary to metaphor and. allusion;...
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The Spectator

1853 - 742 pages
...thereby to make up plt.-a.sant pictures, and agreeable visions in the fancy ; judgment, on the contrary, lies quite on the other side, in separating carefully one from another ideas Therein can be found the least difference, thereby to avoid being misled by similitude, and by affinity...
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Prismatics

Frederic Swartwout Cozzens - Wood-engraving, American - 1854 - 235 pages
...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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Locke's essays. An essay concerning human understanding. And A treatise on ...

John Locke - 1854 - 524 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,...difference, thereby to avoid being misled by similitude, andby affinity to take one thing for another. This is a way of proceeding quite contrary to metaphor...
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The Collected Works of Dugald Stewart, Volume 1

Dugald Stewart - 1854 - 492 pages
...Judgment, on the contrary, lies quite on the other side, in separating carefully, one from (mother, ideas wherein can be found the least difference, thereby...similitude, and by affinity to take one thing for another." — Kuay, &c., b. ii. o. xi. 8 2. " II ya done des esprits de deux sortcs. Lea nns remarquent aisement...
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