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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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Annual report of the superintendent of public instruction. 31st (32nd ...

New Hampshire dept. of publ. instruction - 1877
...impediment in the wit but may be wrought [worked] 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 Works of Francis Bacon: Literary and religious works

Francis Bacon - Philosophy - 1877
...the stone and reins; shooting for the lungs and breast; gentle walking for the stomach ; riding for head ; and the like. So if a man's wit be wandering,...wit be called away never so little, he must begin tgain. If his wit be not apt to distinguish or find ' (jiioi dtglutire currimque leyert oportet. 2...
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Education progressive through life, essays

Henry Trigg - 1877
...says Lord Bacon, "cure diseases of the mind, as diseases of the body have their appropriate remedy. If a man's wit be wandering, let him study the mathematics,...called away never so little, he must begin again." The " wandering of the wit," it must be confessed, is a disease which is felt by many more or less...
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Masterpieces in English Literature: And Lessons in the English Language with ...

Homer Baxter Sprague - English literature - 1878 - 445 pages
...studies; like as diseases of the body may have appropriate exercises. Bowling is good for the stone aud 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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Constructive Text-book of Practical Mathematics, Volume 3

Horace Wilmer Marsh - Mathematics - 1914
...another person's thinking, and yet allow him to do his own thinking in his own way." JOHN DEWET. " If a man's wit be wandering, let him study the mathematics; for in demonstrations, if his wit be called away ever so little, he must begin again." FBANCIS BACON. "One achieves success by his parallelism to the...
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Memorabilia mathematica: or, The philomath's quotation-book

Robert Édouard Moritz - Mathematics - 1914 - 410 pages
...De Augmentis, Bk. 3; Advancement of Learning, Bk. 2. 411. 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. — BACON, LORD. Essays: On Studies. 412. If one be bird-witted, that is easily distracted and unable...
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Memorabilia mathematica: or, The philomath's quotation-book

Robert Édouard Moritz - Mathematics - 1914 - 410 pages
...Advancement of Learning, Bk. 2. 411. If a man's wit be wandering, let him study mathematics; for hi demonstrations, if his wit be called away never so little, he must begin again. — BACON, LORD. Essays: On Studies. 412. If one be bird-witted, that is easily distracted and unable...
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Selected Essays

Claude Moore Fuess - English essays - 1914 - 219 pages
...stone 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 the stone ' and reins; 8 shooting for the lungs and breast; gentle walking for the stomach; riding for the head; and the like....
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A Book of English Literature, Selected and Ed, Volume 1

Franklyn Bliss Snyder, Robert Grant Martin - English literature - 1916 - 889 pages
...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...So if a man's wit be wandering, let him study the [60 mathematics; for in demonstrations, if his wit be called away never -so little, he must begin again:...
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A Book of English Literature, Volume 1

Franklyn Bliss Snyder, Robert Grant Martin - English literature - 1916 - 919 pages
...the stomach; riding for the head; and the like. So if a man's wit be wandering, let him study the [60 mathematics; for in demonstrations,; if his wit be called away never so little/he must begin again: if his wit be not apt to distinguish or find differences, let him study...
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