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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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Gawthrop's journal of literature, science, and arts

...respects, let him regulate his studies accordingly : for instance, as Bacon says in his Essay on Study, " if a man's wit be wandering, let him study the mathematics,...called away, never so little, he must begin again, &c. so every defect of the mind may have a special receipt." The mind, by being constantly exercised,...
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An Essay on Elocution, Designed for the Use of Schools and Private Learners

Samuel Kirkham - Elocution - 1842 - 357 pages
...exercises'. Thus', bowling* is good for' a weakness in the back'; gunning', for* the lungs and breast'; walking', for' the stomach'; riding', for' the head', and the like'; so', if one's thoughts are wandering', let him ^tudy mathematicks' ; for'/ in demonstrating',' if his attention...
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Handbook for Readers and Students: Intended as a Help to Individuals ...

Alonzo Potter - Best books - 1843 - 330 pages
...Walter Scott, Southey, Coleridge, Dennie, Ames, Wirt, Channing.* 5. MATHEMATICAL AND PHYSICAL SCIENCE. " If a man's wit be wandering, let him study the mathematics...called away never so little, he must begin again." — BACON. " As tennis is a game of no use in itself, but of great use in respect it maketh a quick...
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The Student: a magazine of theology, literature, and science

1844
...GEOMETRY. BY ROBERT POTTS, TRIN. COLL., CAMBRIDGE. " IF a man's wit be wandering," says Lord Bacon, "let him study the mathematics ; for, in demonstrations,...called away never so little, he must begin again." The noble and learned lord (to use a Parliamentary phrase) might have written at greater length respecting...
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Selections from the Works of Taylor, Latimer, Hall, Milton, Barrow, South ...

Basil Montagu - English literature - 1845 - 242 pages
...the wit, but may be wrought out by fit studies. Like as diseases of the body may have appropriated exercises ; bowling is good for the stone and reins;...; riding for the head and the like. So if a man's wits be wandering, let him study mathematics ; for in demonstrations, if his wit be called away never...
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A Popular and Practical Introduction to Law Studies: And to Every Department ...

Samuel Warren - Law - 1845 - 944 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, shootingt for the lungs and breast, gentle walking for the stomach, riding for the head, and the like....
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Mental Discipline, with Reference to the Acquisition & Communication of ...

Davis Wasgatt Clark - Bible - 1847 - 320 pages
...Lord Bacon, " in the wit, but may be wrought out by fit studies, and, like as diseases of the body, may have appropriate exercises ; bowling is good for...and breast ; gentle walking for the stomach ; riding for*the head and the like ; BO if a man's wit be wandering, let him study the mathematics, for in demonstrations,...
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The Family Library (Harper)., Volume 164

Families - 1847
...Walter Scott, Southey, Coleridge, Dennie, Ames, Wilt, Channing.* 5. MATHEMATICAL AND PHYSICAL SCIENCE. " If a man's wit be wandering, let him study the mathematics...demonstrations, if his wit be called away never so liltle, he must begin again." — BACON. 11 As tennis is a game of no use in itself, but of great use...
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Mental Discipline: With Reference to the Acquisition and Communication of ...

Davis Wasgatt Clark, George Peck - Bible - 1847 - 320 pages
...Lord Bacon, " in the wit, but may be wrought oat by fit studies, and, Uke as diseases of the body, may have appropriate exercises; bowling is good for the stone and reins; shooting for the longs and breast; gentle walking for the stomach ; riding for the head and the like ; so if a man's...
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Catalogue of a Large and Valuable Collection of Ancient and Modern Books ...

John Doyle (bookseller, New York.) - Booksellers' catalogs - 1848
...(£*cl)ange, Assurance, ao& tDork0 on Hare, €nrton0, anir QDut of llje tUati Subjects. " If ğman's wits be wandering, let him study the Mathematics; for in demonstrations if his wit be called away never to little, he must begin again." * Mathematics is a ballast for the soul, to fix it, not to stall it,...
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