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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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Mathematics simplified and made attractive: or, The laws of motion explained

Thomas Fisher - Mathematics - 1854 - 144 pages
...coherence all along." [Locke, Introduction to the conduct of the Human Understanding, Bk. 4, Sec. 7. " If a man's wit be wandering, let him study the mathematics; for in demonstrations, vif his wit be called away ever J so little, he must begin again." [Lord Bacon. " The habits of...
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The Massachusetts Teacher: A Journal of School and Home Education, Volume 8

Education - 1855
...stand or impediment in the wit, but may be wrought out by fit studies ; like as disease of the body may have appropriate exercises ; bowling is good for...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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Bacon's essays, with annotations by R. Whately

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1856
...stond3 or impediment in the wit, but may be wrought4 out by fit studies, like as diseases of the body may have appropriate exercises bowling is good...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 Bombay Quarterly Review, Volume 4

History - 1856
...existence." If this be true for languages, how much more so is it for mathematics ! Bacon has well said : " if a man's wit be wandering, let him study the mathematics;...called away never so little, he must begin again." But, while the wits of some of the students are active and attentive, those of others are wandering...
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Laconics, or The best words of the best authors

Reference - 1856
...tale with laughter, is poisoned between impertinence and folly. Lavater. CXLIIL If a man's wits be wandering, let him study the mathematics ; for...called away never so little, he must begin again. Lord Bacon. CXLIV. Deference is the most complicate, the most indirect, and the most elegant of...
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The British Controversialist and Literary Magazine

Religion - 1856
...few great ones, alas ! are let on long leases. Sharp's Essays. MATHEMATICS. If a man's wits be wandering, let him study the mathematics ; for...demonstrations, if his wit be called away never so little, ho must begin again. Bacon. BODY AND MIND. As that body is most strong and healthful which...
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Bacon's Essays

Francis Bacon - 1857 - 550 pages
...as diseases of the body may have appropriate exercises bowling is good for the stone and reins,5 shooting for the lungs and breast, gentle walking...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 essays; or, Counsels civil and moral, with The wisdom of the ancients ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1857
...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 wandering,...
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A class-book of English prose, with biogr. notices, explanatory notes and ...

Robert Demaus - 1859
...stand'1 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...So, if a man's wit be wandering, let him study the mathematicks ; for in demonstrations, if his wit be called away never so little, he must begin again...
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The prose and prose writers of Britain, from Chaucer to Ruskin

Robert Demaus - 1860
...stand 2 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...So, if a man's wit be wandering, let him study the mathematicks ; for in demonstrations, if his wit be called away never so little, he must begin again...
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