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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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Catalogue of a Large and Valuable Collection of Ancient and Modern Books ...

John Doyle (bookseller, New York.) - Booksellers' catalogs - 1848
...ballast for the «ral. to fix it, not to utall it, nor to jostle out other arts." " If a man's wits be wandering, let him study the Mathematics ; for in demonstrations if his wit be called away sever K little, he mnst begin again." , 2910 ABBOTT (John). Exposition of the Principles of the Hydraulic...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England: With a ..., Volume 1

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1848
...anc breast, gentle walking for the stomach, riding fo: the head, and the like; so, if a man's wit bi wandering, let him study the mathematics ; for in demonstrations, if his wit be called away neve so little, he must begin again ; if his wit be no apt to distinguish or find differences, let...
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Thoughts on the conduct of the understanding

Basil Montagu - 1849
...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...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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A Treatise on the Conduct of the Understanding

John Locke - Intellect - 1849 - 132 pages
...stand or impediment in the wit, but may tie. 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, Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 1

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - Philosophy - 1850
...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...study the mathematics ; for in demonstrations, if ¿is wit be called away never so little, he must begin again; if his wit be not apt to distinguish...
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The essays; or, Counsels civil and moral, with notes by A. Spiers

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1851
...stand6 or impediment in the wit, but may be wrought out by fit studies : like as 7 diseases of the body may have appropriate exercises. Bowling is good for...for the stomach; riding for the head, and the like. 1 Curiously for attentively. 2 Would /or should. 3 That (old) for what. 4 Moral (unusual) for morals....
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A Familiar Introduction to the Arts Sciences: With Original Introductory ...

Jeremiah Joyce - Science - 1852 - 402 pages
...explanation. Work the second example. GEOMETRY. ON MATHEMATICS. " If 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." — JJacan. THE term mathematics is derived from a Greek word which primarily signifies any discipline...
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The essays or counsels, civil and moral ; and, Wisdom of the ancients

Francis Bacon, George Fabyan Collection (Library of Congress) - English essays - 1852 - 349 pages
...but may be wrought out by fit Studies : Like as Difeafes of the Body may have 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 the like. So if a Man's Wit be...
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The World's Laconics: Or, The Best Thoughts of the Best Authors

Tryon Edwards - Quotations, English - 1853 - 432 pages
...not to oversee workmen, is to leave your purse open. — Franklin. MATHEMATICS. — If a man's wits be wandering, let him study the mathematics ; for in demonstrations, if his wit be called away ever so little, he must begin again. — Lord Bacon. MATHEMATICS. — The study of the mathematics,...
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The Collected Works of Dugald Stewart: Elements of the philosophy of the ...

Dugald Stewart, John Veitch - 1854
...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;...so if a man's wit be wandering, let him study the mathematies, for in demonstrations, if his wit be called away never so little, he must begin again...
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