|William Penn. (16441718). Fruits of Solitude.|
The Harvard Classics. 190914.
|168. Wit is an happy and striking way of expressing a Thought.|| 1|
| 169. T is not often tho it be lively and mantling, that it carries a great Body with it.|| 2|
| 170. Wit therefore is fitter for Diversion than Business, being more grateful to Fancy than Judgment.|| 3|
| 171. Less Judgment than Wit, is more Sale than Ballast.|| 4|
| 172. Yet it must be confessed, that Wit gives an Edge to Sense, and recommends it extreamly.|| 5|
| 173. Where Judgment has Wit to express it, theres the best Orator.|| 6|