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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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The Works of Francis Bacon: Literary and professional works

Francis Bacon, William Rawley - Philosophy - 1860
...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...breast ; gentle walking for the stomach ; riding for head ; and the like. So if a man's wit be wandering, let him study the mathematics ; for in demonstrations,...
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Physiology of education: mental, moral, and social facts

William Moore Wooler - 1860
...extinguished which glances contempt on the sacred majesty of religion. If a man's wits be wavering, let him study the mathematics ; for in demonstrations, if his wit be called away ever so little, he must begin again. When will men of talent aspire to be but the benefactors of their...
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The American Journal of Education, Volume 13

Henry Barnard - Education - 1863
...as diseases of the body may hare appropriate exercises bowling is good for the stone and reins,1 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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Barnard's American Journal of Education, Volume 13

Henry Barnard - Education - 1863
...as diseases of the body may have appropriate exercises bowling is good for the stone and reins,1 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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Barnard's American Journal of Education, Volume 13

Henry Barnard - Education - 1863
...'have approprfetfe1*ercises bowling is good for the stone and reins,1 shooting for the lungs end breast, gentle walking for the stomach, riding for the head, and the like ; so, if a man's wits be wandering, let him study the mathcntafrca, for in demonstrations, if his wit be called away...
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Choice specimens of English literature, selected and arranged by T.B. Shaw ...

Thomas Budd Shaw, William Smith (sir) - History - 1864
...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 mathematics ; for in demonstrations, if his wit bo called away never so little, he must begin again ; if his wit be not apt to distinguish or find...
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Literary and professional works

Francis Bacon, James Spedding, Douglas Denon Heath, William Rawley - 1864
...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...breast ; gentle walking for the stomach ; riding for head ; and the like. So if a man's wit be wandering, let him study the mathematics ; for in demonstrations,...
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Bacon's essays, with annotations by R. Whately

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1864
...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, ht him study the mathematics; for in demonstrations, if his wit be called away never...
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'Leisure moments:' comprising sketches and essays

James Wills (of Upton.) - 1864
...impossible to say too much on the importance of algebra and Euclid. Bacon observes that, " 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 ; if his wit be not apt to distinguish or find differences, let...
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Medicine and psychology, address

Dennis de Berdt Hovell - 1866
...preventing and neutralizing the good effects of teaching. "So if a man's wits be wandering," says Bacon, "let him study the mathematics, for in demonstrations,...called away never so little, he must begin again." Nothing could illustrate more strongly the importance of soundness of matter before extent of subject....
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