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" Wit, abstracted from its effects upon the hearer, may be more rigorously and philosophically considered as a kind of discordia concors; a combination of dissimilar images, or discovery of occult resemblances in things apparently unlike. "
The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D. - Страница 18
по Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1820
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Abbasid Belles Lettres

Julia Ashtiany, Gerald Rex Smith, T. M. Johnstone, Julia Bray, J. D. Latham, University of Cambridge, R. B. Serjeant, María Rosa Menocal, Raymond P. Scheindlin, Cambridge University Press, Michael Sells - 1990 - 517 страници
...Dr Johnson complains, in his essay on Abraham Cowley, that in the work of the Metaphysicals there is "a combination of dissimilar images or discovery of occult resemblances in things apparently unlike" and that "the most heterogeneous ideas are yoked by violence together; nature and art are ransacked...
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The Merriam-Webster New Book of Word Histories

Merriam-Webster, Inc - 1991 - 526 страници
...ideas. In his Life of Cowley (1783) he described what we call metaphysical wit as "a kind of discordia concors; a combination of dissimilar images, or discovery...occult resemblances in things apparently unlike." The metaphysical poets were at the nadir of their critical reputation at the time Johnson wrote. Their...
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The Idea of Difficulty in Literature

Alan Carroll Purves - 1991 - 176 страници
...lot more adjustment to Donne a century later when Samuel Johnson described the "metaphysical" style: The most heterogeneous ideas are yoked by violence together; nature and art arc ransacked for illustrations, comparisons, and allusions; their learning instructs, and their subtlety...
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William Empson: The Critical Achievement

Christopher Norris, Nigel Mapp - 1993 - 319 страници
...effect upon the hearer, may be more rigorously and philosophically considered as a kind of discordia concors: a combination of dissimilar images, or discovery...and allusions; their learning instructs, and their subtlety surprises; but the reader commonly thinks his improvement dearly bought, and, though he sometimes...
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Alterities: Criticism, History, Representation

Thomas Docherty - 1996 - 222 страници
...of the Poets (1781; Oxford: Oxford University Press, 19o6), i. 14, discussing 'metaphysical' poets: 'Of Wit, thus defined, they have more than enough....heterogeneous ideas are yoked by violence together.' It is, of course, in mis kind of 'wit' that Eagleton (and 'Theory') excel. finding homogeneities where...
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The Challenge of Periodization: Old Paradigms and New Perspectives

Lawrence L. Besserman - 1996 - 244 страници
...neither "natural" nor "just."26 Dr. Johnson found in the wit of the metapbysicals "a kind of discordia concors; a combination of dissimilar images, or discovery...of occult resemblances in things apparently unlike. . . . The most heterogeneous ideas are yoked by violence together; nature and art are ransacked for...
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A Selection of Metaphysical Poets

Virginia Graham - 1996 - 246 страници
...used by commentators on metaphysical poetry. Dr Johnson, in the eighteenth century, described it as 'a combination of dissimilar images, or discovery of occult resemblances in things apparently unalike'. This is probably as useful a definition as can be found; subsequent commentators have expanded...
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Tony Harrison: Loiner

Sandie Byrne - 1997 - 252 страници
...effects on the hearer, may be more rigorously and philosophically considered as a kind of discordia concors; a combination of dissimilar images, or discovery...of occult resemblances in things apparently unlike' (Samuel Johnson, Samuel Johnson: Rasselas, Poems, and Selected Prose, ed. BH Bronson, 3rd edn. (New...
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The Cambridge Companion to Samuel Johnson

Greg Clingham - 1997 - 266 страници
...effects upon the hearer, may be more rigorously and philosophically considered as a kind of discordia concors; a combination of dissimilar images, or discovery...of occult resemblances in things apparently unlike" (I, 10; para. 56). That is, defining the particular effect Donne has on the reader necessitates a degree...
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Closet Devotions

Richard Rambuss - 1998 - 193 страници
...he missed them, wonders more frequently by what perverseness of industry they were ever found. . . . The most heterogeneous ideas are yoked by violence...and allusions; their learning instructs and their subtlety surprises, but the reader commonly thinks his improvement dearly bought, and though he sometimes...
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