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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
edited by - 1918
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Lives, characters, and an address to posterity. Ed. by J.Jebb

Gilbert Burnet (bp. of Salisbury.) - 1833
...remedy was suggested to the philosopher, by the sagacious counsel of his great predecessor : . . * If a man's wit be wandering, let him study the mathematics : for, in demonstration, if a man's wit be carried away never so little, he must begin again.' LORD BACON,...
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Time and temper: a manual of selections from holy Scripture and extr. from ...

Time - 1835
...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...study the mathematics ; for in demonstrations, if Ms wit be called away never so little, he must begin again : if his wit be not apt to distinguish or...
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Family Magazine: Or Monthly Abstract of General Knowledge, Volume 2

Family & Relationships - 1835
...stand or impediment in the wit, but may be wrought ooi 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 matkematicks, for on demonstrations, if his wit be culled away...
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The Family Magazine, Or, General Abstract of Useful Knowledge, Volume 2

Literary Criticism - 1835
...impediment in the wit, but may be wrought out by fit studies: like as diseases of the body may hare appropriate exercises ; bowling is good for the stone...riding for the head, and the like ; so, if a man's wits be wandering, let him study the mathematicks, for on demonstrations, if his wit be called away...
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Annual Meeting: Proceedings, Constitution, List of Active Members, and Addresses

American Institute of Instruction - 1836
...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...; for in demonstrations, if his wit be called away ever so little, he must begin again : if his wit be not apt to distinguish or find differences, let...
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Annual Meeting, Volume 6

American Institute of Instruction - Education - 1836
...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...; for in demonstrations, if his wit be called away ever so little, he must begin again : if his wit be not apt to distinguish or find differences, let...
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Selections from the works of Taylor, Latimer, Hall, Milton, Barrow, South ...

Basil Montagu - English literature - 1839 - 350 pages
...the wit, but may be wrought out by fit studies. Like as diseases of the body may have appropriated exercises; bowling is good for the stone and reins;...like. So if a man's wit be wandering, let him study mathematics ; for in demonstrations, if his wit be called away never so little, he must begin again....
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The Young Lady's Reader

Louisa Caroline Tuthill - English language - 1839 - 458 pages
...impediment in the wit, but may be wrought out by fit studies ; like as diseases of the body may by appropriate exercises ; bowling is good for the stone...stomach, 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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Ecclesiastical biography; or Lives of eminent men, connected with the ...

Christopher Wordsworth - 1839
...remedy was suggested to the philosopher, by the sagacious counsel of his great predecessor: " ' If a man's wit be wandering, let him study the mathematics : for, in demonstration, if a man's wit be carried away never so little, he must beyin again.'" Lord Bacon's...
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The Sunday school magazine, and journal of Christian instruction. [Continued ...

...are ours instruments and results are with God ! WS I*' a man's wits be wandering let him study mathematics ; for, in demonstrations, if his wit be...called away never so little, he must begin again. Bacon. No man can have religion without mixing some prospect or advantage with it ; nor can we...
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