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A good old man, sir, he will be talking; as they say, "When the age is in, the wit is out."
There is no kind of false Wit which has been so recommended by the Practice of all Ages, as that which consists in a Jingle of Wor ...
Wit. The salt with which the American humorist spoils his intellectual cookery by leaving it out.
And new Philosophy calls all in doubt,
The element of fire is quite put out;
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But he has now another taste of Wit;
And, to confess a truth (though out of time,)
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Though your views are in straight antagonism to theirs, assume an identity of sentiment, assume that you are saying precisely that ...
All is waste and worthless, till
Arrives the selecting will,
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The moving finger writes; and having writ,
Moves on: nor all your Piety nor Wit
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Humour is the making others act or talk absurdly and unconsciously; wit is the pointing out and ridiculing that absurdity consciou ...
Out of the thousand writers huffing and puffing through movieland there are scarcely fifty men and women of wit or talent. The res ...
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