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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 Essays Or Counsels, Civil and Moral

Francis Bacon, Brian Vickers - Philosophy - 1999 - 216 pages
...10 consultation n consult 12 quick, alert mind Bowling1 is good for the stone and reins;* shooting2 for the lungs and breast; gentle walking for the stomach;...be wandering, let him study the mathematics; for in demonstrations,3 if his wit be called away never so little, he must begin again. If his wit be not...
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Mathematical Mysteries: The Beauty and Magic of Numbers

Calvin C. Clawson - Mathematics - 1999 - 313 pages
...as the sum of unit fractions, eg, 11/15 = 1/2 + 1/5 + 1/30. CHAPTER FOUR THE FAMILY OF NUMBERS So if man's wit be wandering, let him study the mathematics;...called away never so little, he must begin again. FRANCIS BACON ESSAYS1 ONE POTATO, TWO POTATO "n order to fully appreciate the full range of numbers...
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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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The Major Works

Francis Bacon, Brian Vickers - Literary Collections - 1996 - 813 pages
...diseases of the body may have appropriate exercises. Bowling0 is good for the stone and reins;0 shooting0 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,0 let him study the mathematics; for in demonstrations,0 if his wit be called away0 never...
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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, Thomas W. Clerke - 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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