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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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Elementary Sketches of Moral Philosophy

Sydney Smith - 1854
...whereby " 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 differ" ence,—thereby to avoid being misled by similitude, " and by affinity to take one thing for...
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The Philosophical Works of John Locke, Volume 1

John Locke - Philosophy - 1854
...dissimilitude in things that otherwise appear the same. And this virtue of the mind is that by fully, one from another, ideas wherein can be found the least...difference, thereby to avoid being misled by similitude i and by affinity to take one thing for another. This is a way of proceeding quite contrary to metaphor...
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The Spectator

Joseph Addison - 1856
...she is beauty's self — C. on the contrary, lies quite on the other side, in separating care fully one from another, ideas wherein can be found the least...entertainment and pleasantry of wit which strikes BO lively on the fancy, and is therefore so acceptable to all people.1 This is, I think, the best and...
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Dublin's Joyce

Hugh Kenner - Literary Criticism - 1956 - 372 pages
...things to a passive process. Locke himself pronounces the separation between Judgment, which consists in separating carefully, one from another, ideas wherein...similitude, and by affinity to take one thing for another, and the monkey-work of Wit, lying most in the assemblage of ideas, and putting those together with...
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The True Patriot and Related Writings

Henry Fielding - History - 1987 - 446 pages
...Distinction of Right from Wrong; or as Mr. Lock hath more accurately describ'd it, "The separating carefully Ideas wherein can be found the least Difference, thereby...Similitude, and by Affinity to take one Thing for another."3 Yet if we examine the Actions of Men, we shall not be apt to conclude, that Nature hath...
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The Cambridge History of Literary Criticism: Volume 4, The Eighteenth Century

George Alexander Kennedy, H. B. Nisbet, Claude Rawson, Raman Selden - Literary Criticism - 1989 - 970 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. (£ssay, „ If, p Ij6)1, 18 The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman, ed. Ian Campbell...
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Metaphors of Mind: Conceptions of the Nature of Intelligence

Robert J. Sternberg - Psychology - 1990 - 344 pages
...and agreeable visions in the fancies; judgment, on the contrary, lies quite on the other side, and separating carefully, one from another, ideas wherein...similitude, and by affinity to take one thing for another. (35, 144) Locke also foreshadowed later ideas about the importance of mental speed and intelligence....
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Poethics, and Other Strategies of Law and Literature

Richard H. Weisberg, Floersheimer Professor of Constitutional Law Richard H Weisberg, Leon A Weisberg, M.D. - Law - 1992 - 312 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, one from another, ideas wherein for the most part lies that entertainment and pleasantry of wit, which strikes so lively on the fancy.86...
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The Birth to Presence

Jean-Luc Nancy - Philosophy - 1993 - 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,...from another, ideas wherein can be found the least difference.12 Thus Witz receives its concept from philosophy — the concept that unites all of its...
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Le Lettere vive: scritti di semantica dei mutamenti linguistici

Ivan Fónagy - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1993 - 392 pages
...metafora e il pensiero cosciente dal punto di vista del risparmio mentale. Il giudizio deve «separate carefully one from another ideas wherein can be found the least difference», mentre «no labour of thought» è richiesto nella metafora, nell'allusione e nell'espressione spiritosa;...
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