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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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Mathematical Mysteries: The Beauty and Magic of Numbers

Calvin C. Clawson - Mathematics - 1999 - 313 pages
Explores the mysticism and elegance of mathematics and ponders the paradoxical question "if numbers are purely objects of human thought, then why do they correspond so ...
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Medically Speaking: A Dictionary of Quotations on Dentistry, Medicine and ...

C.C. Gaither, Alma E Cavazos-Gaither - Science - 1999 - 481 pages
.... . . diseases of the body may have appropriate exercises; bowling is good for the stone and veins, shooting for the lungs and breast, gentle walking for the stomach, riding for the head and the like . . . Bacon's Essays Of Studies (p. 129) . . . cure the disease and kill the patient. Bacon's Essays...
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英汉互译实践与技巧

许建平 - Chinese language - 2003 - 358 pages
...stand of 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...shooting for the lungs and breast; gentle walking for stomach; riding foe the head; and the like. So if a man* s wit be wandering, let him study the mathematics;...
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Teaching in Further Education: An Outline of Principles and Practice

L. B. Curzon - Education - 2003 - 459 pages
...- and to prepare the learner for his destined station in life. ('Bowling is good for the stone ... gentle walking for the stomach, riding for the head and the like; so, if a man's wits be wandering, let him study the mathematics': Francis Bacon in Essay on Studies [1597]. Sir Leslie...
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A Popular and Practical Introduction to Law Studies: And to Every Department ...

Samuel Warren - Law - 2003 - 674 pages
...in the wit," says Lord Bacon, " 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, shooting t for the lungs and breast, gentle walking for the stomach, riding for the head, and the like. So if...
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