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" ... 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 be called away never so little, he must begin again:... "
Mental Discipline: With Reference to the Acquisition and Communication of ... - Page 259
by Davis Wasgatt Clark - 1847 - 320 pages
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The anniversary calendar, natal book, and universal mirror, Volume 2

Anniversary calendar - 1832
...Duke of Glou cester, 1640, Oatlandt. If a man's wits be wandering let him study the mathernaticks ; for in demonstrations, if his wit be called away never so little, he must begin again. Bacon. <Dbit8 of the Latin Church. St. Procopius, Martur at Cat,larea, in Palestine, 303. Sts. Kilian,...
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Moral, Economical, and Political Essays

Francis Bacon - 1833 - 216 pages
...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, for in...or find differences, let him study the schoolmen, for they are " Cymini sectores ;" if he be not apt to beat over matters, and to call upon one thing...
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Lives, Characters, and an Address to Posterity

Gilbert Burnet - 1833 - 386 pages
...remedy was suggested to the philosopher, by the sagacious counsel of his great predecessor : . . ' If a man's wit be wandering, let him study the mathematics: for, in demonstration, if a man's wit be carried away never so little, he must begin again.' LORD BACON,...
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Lives, characters, and an address to posterity. Ed. by J.Jebb

Gilbert Burnet (bp. of Salisbury.) - 1833
...remedy was suggested to the philosopher, by the sagacious counsel of his great predecessor : . . * If a man's wit be wandering, let him study the mathematics : for, in demonstration, if a man's wit be carried away never so little, he must begin again.' LORD BACON,...
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Selections from the works of Taylor, Hooker, Barrow [and others] by B. Montagu

Jeremy Taylor (bp. of Down and Connor.) - 1834
...walking for the stomach ; riding for the head and the like. So if a man's wit be wandering, let him study mathematics ; for in demonstrations, if his wit be...distinguish or find differences, let him study the schoolmen ; for they are " Cymini sectores." If he be not apt to beat over matters, and to call up one thing...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 16, Issue 2

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1834
...apt to distinguish or find differences, let him study the schoolmen ; for they are Cymini sectores : if he be not apt to beat over matters, and to call up one thing to prove and illustrate another, let him study the lawyer's cases : so every defect of...
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A Popular and Practical Introduction to Law Studies

Samuel Warren - 1835 - 552 pages
...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...or find differences, let him study the schoolmen, for they are ' Cymini sectores ;' if he be not apt to beat over matters, and to call upon one thing...
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The Family Magazine, Or, General Abstract of Useful Knowledge, Volume 2

1835
...for the head, and the like ; so, if a man's wits be wandering, let him study the mathematicks, for on demonstrations, if his wit be called away never so...be not apt to distinguish or find differences, let htm study the schoolmen, for they are " Cymini sectores';" if he be not apt to beat over matters, and...
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Family Magazine: Or Monthly Abstract of General Knowledge, Volume 2

1835
...man's wits be wandering, let him study the matkematicks, for on demonstrations, if his wit be culled traver@ for they are " Cymini seclorea ? if he be not apt to beat over matters, and to call upon one thing...
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Time and temper: a manual of selections from holy Scripture and extr. from ...

Time - 1835
...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 Ms wit be called away never so little, he must begin again : if his wit be not apt to distinguish or...
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