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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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An English grammar and reading book for lower forms in classical schools

Osborne William Tancock - English language - 1872 - 332 pages
...may be wrought out by fit studies ; like as diseases of the body may have appropriate exercises. ... So if a man's wit be wandering, let him study the...called away never so little, he must begin again. — BACON, Essays. 88. Samson. At length for intermission sake they led him Between the pillars ; he...
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The Sixth Reader of the United States Series: Embracing, in Brief, the ...

Marcius Willson - Readers (Elementary) - 1872 - 372 pages
...studies ; like as diseases of the body may, by appropriate exercises. 7. Bowling'" is good for the back'; 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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Masterpieces in English Literature, and Lessons in the English Language ...

Homer Baxter Sprague - English literature - 1874 - 437 pages
...stand 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...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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Twenty of Bacon's essays, ed. by F. Storr

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1874
...of the body may have appropriate exercises. Bowling 3 ' is good for the stone and reins, shooting 32 for the lungs and 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 mathematics, 33 for in demonstrations, if his wit be called away...
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Bacon's Essays

Francis Bacon, Franklin Fiske Heard - Conduct of life - 1874 - 641 pages
...stond' or impediment in the wit, but may be wrought 4 out by fit studies, like as diseases of the body may have appropriate exercises— bowling is good for the stone and reins,' shooting for the lunga and breast, gentle walking for the stomach, riding for the head, and the like; so, if a man's...
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A Hand-book of English Literature: Intended for the Use of High Schools, as ...

Francis Henry Underwood - American literature - 1875 - 608 pages
...wrought7 out by fit studies, like as diseases of the body may have appropriate exercises—bowling is good for the stone and reins, shooting for the...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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Cassell's library of English literature, selected, ed. and arranged by H. Morley

Cassell, ltd - 1876
...stond 2 or impediment in the wit but may be wrought out by fit studies : like as diseases of the body BO little, he must begin again : if his wit be not apt to distinguish or find differences, let him...
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Bacon's essays, with intr., notes and index by E.A. Abbott

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1876
...but may be wrought out by fit studies, like as diseases of the body may have appropriate exercise : bowling is good for the stone and reins, shooting...riding for the head, and the like. So, if a man's wits be wandering, 45 let him study the mathematics ; for in demonstrations, if his wit be called away...
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English pedagogy: education, the school, and the teacher, in English ...

Henry Barnard - Education - 1876 - 608 pages
...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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Bacon: The Advancement of Learning

Francis Bacon - Knowledge, Theory of - 1876 - 376 pages
...the use.' [13] See Essay 1. p. 205 : ' So if a mans wit be wandring, let him study the mathematicks ; for in demonstrations, if his wit be called away never so little, he must begin again.' [25] Cicero, deOrat. i. 33. Comp. Essay xxxviii. p. 160: ' Let not a man force a habit upon himselfe,...
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