... that of the Intellectual Faculty, or Perception itself), Wit may be defined to be the Arbitrary Juxtaposition of Dissimilar Ideas, for some lively purpose of Assimilation or Contrast, generally of both. ... It is the detection 8 AN ILLUSTRATIVE ESSAY.
|Title||:||Wit and Humour Selected from the English Poets with an Illustrative Essay and Critical Comments by Leigh Hunt|
|Author||:||James Henry Leigh Hunt|