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The Five Wits

From Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase and Fable: The five wits. Common sense, imagination, fantasy, estimation, and memory. Common sense is the outcome of the five senses; imagination is the "wit" of the mind; fantasy is imagination united with judgment; estimation estimates the absolute, such as time, space, locality, and so on; and memory is the "wit" of recalling past events.

 

From Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing: "Four of his five wits went halting off."

 

We're Here! playing with our Five wits.

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Taken on January 5, 2018