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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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Mathematics simplified and made attractive: or, The laws of motion explained

Thomas Fisher - Mathematics - 1854 - 144 pages
...coherence all along." [Locke, Introduction to the conduct of the Human Understanding, Bk. 4, Sec. 7. " If a man's wit be wandering, let him study the mathematics; for in demonstrations, vif his wit be called away ever J so little, he must begin again." — [Lord Bacon. " The habits of...
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The Massachusetts Teacher: A Journal of School and Home Education, Volume 8

Education - 1855
...stand or impediment in the wit, but may be wrought out by fit studies ; like as disease of the body may have appropriate exercises ; bowling is good for...stomach, 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's essays, with annotations by R. Whately

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1856
...stond3 or impediment in the wit, but may be wrought4 out by fit studies, like as diseases of the body may have appropriate exercises — bowling is good...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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The Bombay Quarterly Review, Volume 4

1856
...existence." If this be true for languages, how much more so is it for mathematics ! Bacon has well said : " if a man's wit be wandering, let him study the mathematics;...called away never so little, he must begin again." But, while the wits of some of the students are active and attentive, those of others are wandering...
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Laconics: or, The best words of the best authors

John Timbs - Reference - 1856
...tale with laughter, is poisoned between impertinence and folly. — Lavater. CXLIIL If a man's wits be wandering, let him study the mathematics ; for...called away never so little, he must begin again. — Lord Bacon. CXLIV. Deference is the most complicate, the most indirect, and the most elegant of...
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The British Controversialist and Literary Magazine

Religion - 1856
...few great ones, alas ! are let on long leases. — Sharp's Essays. MATHEMATICS. — If a man's wits be wandering, let him study the mathematics ; for...demonstrations, if his wit be called away never so little, ho must begin again. — Bacon. BODY AND MIND. — As that body is most strong and healthful which...
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Bacon's Essays

Francis Bacon - 1857 - 550 pages
...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, let him study the mathematics, for in demonstrations, if his wit be called away...
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The essays; or, Counsels civil and moral, with The wisdom of the ancients ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1857
...but may be wrought out by fit Studies: like as Difeafes of the Body may have Appropriate Exercifes. Bowling is good for the Stone and Reins ; Shooting for the Lungs and Breaft ; gentle Walking for the Stomach ; Riding for the Head, and the like. So if a Man's Wit be wandering,...
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A class-book of English prose, with biogr. notices, explanatory notes and ...

Robert Demaus - 1859
...stand'1 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...So, if a man's wit be wandering, let him study the mathematicks ; for in demonstrations, if his wit be called away never so little, he must begin again...
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The prose and prose writers of Britain, from Chaucer to Ruskin

Robert Demaus - 1860
...stand 2 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...So, if a man's wit be wandering, let him study the mathematicks ; for in demonstrations, if his wit be called away never so little, he must begin again...
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