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" But 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 Library of Choice Literature and Encyclopædia of Universal Authorship ... - Página 143
editado por - 1893
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Closet Devotions

Richard Rambuss - 1998 - 193 páginas
...he missed them, wonders more frequently by what perverseness of industry they were ever found. . . . The most heterogeneous ideas are yoked by violence together; nature and art are ransacked for illustrations, comparisons and allusions; their learning instructs and their subtlety...
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Reading The Eve of St.Agnes: The Multiples of Complex Literary Transaction

Jack Stillinger - 1999 - 200 páginas
...There is a straight line from his description of metaphysical wit as "a kind of discordia concors; a combination of dissimilar images, or discovery of occult resemblances in things apparently unlike" ("Cowley," Lives 1:20) to Coleridge's equally memorable statement that the imagination "reveals itself...
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Impartial Stranger: History and Intertextuality in Gibbon's Decline and Fall ...

Peter Cosgrove - 1999 - 290 páginas
...concors. Indeed Gibbon conspicuously alludes to Samuel Johnson's critique of metaphysical poetry, that "the most heterogeneous ideas are yoked by violence together; nature and art are ransacked for illustrations, comparisons, and allusions." 24 For Gibbon, theology and its propensity...
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John Donne e a crítica brasileira: três momentos, três olhares

2000 - 141 páginas
...considered as a kind of discordia concors; a combination of dissimilar images, or a discovery ofoccult resemblances in things apparently unlike. Of wit,...enough. The most heterogeneous ideas are yoked by tiolence together; nature and art are ransacked for illustrations, comparisons and allusions; their...
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John Donne: Man of Flesh and Spirit

David Edwards - 2001 - 368 páginas
...neither are they just.' In particular he objected to the frequency of a 'conceit', which he defined. 'The most heterogeneous ideas are yoked by violence together; nature and art are ransacked for illustrations, comparisons and allusions; their learning instructs, and their subtilty...
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Culture and Society in Habsburg Spain: Studies Presented to R.W. Truman by ...

R. W. Truman - 2001 - 242 páginas
...of Dr Johnson's more venerable definition of wit (1905: I.20) as 'a kind of discordia concors' — a combination of dissimilar images, or discovery of occult resemblances in things apparendy unlike' — than Woods is happy to admit.2 Perhaps one should start out from two of Gracian's...
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Johnson, Writing, and Memory

Greg Clingham - 2002 - 222 páginas
...upon the hearer, may be more rigorously and philosophically considered as a kind ofdiscordia concors; a combination of dissimilar images, or discovery of occult resemblances in things apparently unlike, (para. 56) This is not a definition of all wit, but particularly of that pertaining to Donne, a manner...
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Voices in the Past: English Literature and Archaeology

John Hines - 2004 - 216 páginas
...Johnson's famous characterization of the wit of what he called this school of 'metaphysical' poets: The most heterogeneous ideas are yoked by violence together; nature and art are ransacked for illustrations, comparisons, and allusions . . .9 Dr Johnson's criticism is exaggerated...
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Jerome Rothenberg's Experimental Poetry and Jewish Tradition

Christine A. Meilicke - 2005 - 328 páginas
...employ juxtaposition. Dr. Johnson, who disliked riddlic conceits, aptly characterizes the phenomenon as "a combination of dissimilar images, or discovery of occult resemblances in things apparently alike"; "[t]he most heterogeneous ideas are yoked by violence together." 63 Yet, it is precisely this...
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The Annotated Waste Land with Eliot's Contemporary Prose

Thomas Stearns Eliot - 2006 - 270 páginas
...the metaphysical poets, on whom he was severe. The sentence from which Eliot quotes reads in full: "The most heterogeneous ideas are yoked by violence together; nature and art are ransacked for illustrations, comparisons and allusions; their learning instructs and their subtlety...
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