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" ... is good for the stone and reins, shooting for the lungs and breast, gentle walking for the stomach, riding for the head and the like ; .so if a man's wit be wandering, let him study the mathematics ; for in demonstrations, if his wit bo called away... "
The World Book: Organized Knowledge in Story and Picture - Page 2080
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The essays, or Counsels, civil & moral, with a table of the colours of good ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1680
...but may be wrought out by fit Stitd'ns: Like as Difcafcs of the Body may have appropriate Exercifes. Bowling is good for the Stone and Reins, Shooting for the Lungs and Breft, Gentle Walking for the Stomack, Riding for the Head, and the like. So if a mans Wit be wandring,...
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Lord Bacon's Essays, Or Counsels Moral and Civil: Translated from the Latin ...

Francis Bacon - 1720
...amended, and wrought out by a proper Study : As Bodily Diflempers may be eas'd by appropriate Exercifes. Bowling is good for the Stone and Reins; Shooting for the Lungs and Breaft; Gentle Walking for the Stomach} Riding for the Head, and Of FACT ION & 3ij and the like. Thus,...
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A manual of essays, selected from various authors

Manual - 1809
...but may be wrought out by fit studies, like as diseases of the body may have appropriate regimeii ; bowling is good for the stone and reins, shooting...mathematics, for in demonstrations, if his wit be called away ever so little, lie must begin again; if he be not apt to distinguish or find differences, let him...
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Essays, Moral, Economical, and Political

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1812 - 295 pages
...stand or impediment in the wit, but may be wrought out by fit studies: like as diseases of the body may have appropriate exercises; bowling is good for...riding for the head, and the like; so, if a man's wits be wandering, let him study the mathematics; for in demonstrations, if his wit be called away...
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The works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - Biography & Autobiography - 1815
...stand or impediment in the wit, but may be wrought out by fit studies ; like as diseases of the body may have appropriate exercises ; bowling is good for...riding for the head, and the like ; so if a man's wits be wandering, let him study the mathematics ; for, in demonstrations, if his wit be called away...
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The works of Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819
...stond or impediment in the wit, but may be wrought out by fit studies ; like as diseases of the body may have appropriate exercises : bowling is good for...wit be called away never so little, he must begin : if his wit be not apt to distinguish or find differences, let him study the schoolmen ; for they...
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Essays moral, economical and political

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - Philosophy - 1819
...but may be wrought ont by fit studies : like as diseases of the body may have appropriate exeruses ; bowling is good for the stone and reins, shooting...riding for the head, and the like ; so, if a man's wits be wandering, let him study the mathematics ; for in demonstrations, if his wit be called away...
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Essays by Lords Bacon and Clarendon: Two Volumes in One, Volumes 1-2

Francis Bacon, Edward Hyde Earl of Clarendon - English essays - 1820 - 539 pages
...studies: like as diseas.es of the body may have appropriate exercises; bowling is good for the stone and_ reins, shooting for the lungs and breast, ' gentle...riding for the head, and the like; so, if a man's wits be wandering, let him study the mathematics; for in demonstrations, if his wit be called away...
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The British Prose Writers, Volume 1

British prose literature - 1821
...stand or impediment in the wit, but may be wrought out by fit stndies : like as diseases of the body may have appropriate exercises ; bowling is good for...riding for the head, and the like ; so, if a man's wits be wandering, let him stndy the mathematics ; for in demonstrations, if his wit be called away...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England: A New Edition:

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1825
...may be wrought out by fit studies : like as " diseases of the body may have appropriate exer" cises ; bowling is good for the stone and reins, " shooting...demonstrations, if his wit be " called away never so little, lie must begin again ; " if his wit be not apt to distinguish or find differ• " To Mr. Matthews;...
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