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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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Readings in English Literature

Roy Bennett Pace - English literature - 1917 - 512 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 the stone and reins ; 40 shooting for the lungs and breast; gentle walking for the stomach ; riding for the head ; and...
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Essays: English and American

Raymond Macdonald Alden - American essays - 1920 - 464 pages
...as diseases of the body may have appropriate exercises. Bowling is good for the stone and reins;16 shooting for the lungs and breast; gentle walking...in demonstrations, if his wit be called away never 7. curiously. Attentively. 8. arguments. Portions of the subject-matter. 9. present wit. A ready mind....
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The Alienist and Neurologist, Volume 15

Charles Hamilton Hughes - Psychiatry - 1894
...well preserved. We do not know whether this holds good of geometry. As Bacon says : 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 be<jin again. But the great majority of men have no taste, rather a decided...
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A Study of the Types of Literature

Mabel Irene Rich - American literature - 1921 - 540 pages
...body may have appropriate exercises: bowling is pood for ttie stone and reins; " shooting I'or Hie lungs and breast; gentle walking for the stomach;...demonstrations, if his wit be called away never so little, lie must begin iigain : it' his wit be not apt to distinguish or find differences, let him study the...
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A Study of the Types of Literature

Mabel Irene Rich - American literature - 1921 - 540 pages
...stond i0 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; *t shooting for the lungs and breast; gentle walking for the stomach; riding for the head; and the...
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JOURNEYS

CHARLES H. SYLVESTER CHROUGH BOOKLAND - 1922
...by fit studies: like as diseases of the body may have appropriate exercises. Bowling is good for the reins; shooting, for the lungs and breast; gentle...him study the mathematics: for in demonstrations, his wit be called away never so little, he must begin again. If this wit be not apt to distinguish,...
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Journeys Through Bookland, Volume 9

Charles H. Sylvester - 1922
...reins; shooting, for the lungs and breast; gentle 1. Studies make themselves manifest in thc manners. walking for the stomach; riding for the head; and...him study the mathematics: for in demonstrations, his wit be called away never so little, he must begin again. If this wit be not apt to distinguish,...
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PAUL HALMOS Celebrating 50 Years of Mathematics: Celebrating 50 Years of ...

Paul Richard Halmos, John Ewing, F.W. Gehring - Biography & Autobiography - 1991 - 320 pages
...Clara University Santa Clara, CA 95053 Some Mathematics 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. Lord Bacon Mathematicians are like Frenchmen: whatever you say to them they translate into their...
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The Merriam-Webster New Book of Word Histories

Language Arts & Disciplines - 1991 - 526 pages
...various parts of the body, he says "So if a Mans Wit be Wandering, let him Study the Mathematicks; For in Demonstrations, if his Wit be called away never so little, he must begin again." This wit could also be used for a function of the mind, such as memory or attention; indeed Bacon's...
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Mathematically Speaking: A Dictionary of Quotations

C.C. Gaither, Alma E Cavazos-Gaither - Mathematics - 1998 - 484 pages
...it will require fresh assistance from Mathematic. The Advancement of Learning Book III, Chapter VI So if a man's wit be wandering, let him study the...called away never so little, he must begin again. Bacon's Essays Of Studies Bacon, Roger There are four great sciences ... Of these sciences the gate...
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