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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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Annual Meeting: Proceedings, Constitution, List of Active Members, and Addresses

American Institute of Instruction - 1836
...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 ever so little, he must begin again : if his wit be not apt to distinguish or find differences, let...
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Annual Meeting of the American Institute of Instruction, Volume 6

American Institute of Instruction - 1836
...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 ever so little, he must begin again : if his wit be not apt to distinguish or find differences, let...
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The Works of Lord Bacon: With an Introductory Essay, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1838 - 832 pages
...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...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...
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Selections from the Works of Taylor, Latimer, Hall, Milton, Barrow, South ...

Basil Montagu - 1839 - 350 pages
...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...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...
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The Young Lady's Reader

Louisa Caroline Tuthill - 1839 - 458 pages
...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 ; for...little, he must begin again ; if his wit be not apt t distinguish or find differences, let him study the schoolmen, for they are ' Cymini sectores ;'...
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Ecclesiastical Biography: Or, Lives of Eminent Men, Connected with ..., Volume 4

1839
...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 beyin again.'" Lord Bacon's...
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Essays; or, Counsels civil and moral, and the two books Of the proficience ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1840
...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 up one thing to...
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The Sunday School Magazine, Volumes 7-8

1847
...are ours instruments and results are with God ! WS I*' a man's wits be wandering let him study mathematics ; for, in demonstrations, if his wit be...called away never so little, he must begin again. Bacon. No man can have religion without mixing some prospect or advantage with it ; nor can we...
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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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Handbook for Readers and Students, Intended as a Help to Individuals ...

Alonzo Potter - 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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