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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 Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1850
...shooting for the lungs and breast, gentle walking for the stomach, riding for the head, and the like ; so, `P HP ¿is wit be called away never so little, he must begin again; if his wit be not apt to distinguish...
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The essays; or, Counsels civil and moral, with notes by A. Spiers

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1851
...Studies. 6 Stand (obsolete) for stop. "'Like as (old) for as. ' '" 'Reins (obsolescent) for loins. So, if a man's wit be wandering, let him study the mathematics...away never so little', he must begin again; if his witbe not apt to distinguish or find difference, let him study the schoolmen, for they are " Cy mini...
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The Works Of France Bacon

Basil Montagu - 1852
...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 4 Cymini sectores ;' if he be not apt to beat over matters, and to call upon one thing...
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A Familiar Introduction to the Arts and Sciences, etc

Jeremiah JOYCE - 1852 - 402 pages
...explanation. Work the second example. GEOMETRY. ON MATHEMATICS. " If 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." JJacan. THE term mathematics is derived from a Greek word which primarily signifies any discipline...
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Discussions on Philosophy and Literature, Education and University Reform ...

Sir William Hamilton - 1852 - 758 pages
...stndy the matl,.-- matiks ; for in demonstrations if his thought be called ever so little away h > must begin again ; if his wit be not apt to distinguish or find different.-' ? [ie be not subtile], let him study the schoolmen, for they are the C^miii sectores."...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Civil and Moral ; And, Wisdom of the Ancients

Francis Bacon - 1852 - 349 pages
...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, let him Study the Mathematics ; for in Demonftrations, if his Wit be called away never fo little, he muft Begin again ; if his Wit be not...
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The essays; or, Counsels civil and moral with A table of the colours of good ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1853
...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;...again; if his wit be not apt to distinguish or find difference, let him study the schoolmen, for they are Cymini sectores.a If he be not apt to beat over...
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The World's Laconics: Or, The Best Thoughts of the Best Authors

Tryon Edwards - 1853 - 432 pages
...not to oversee workmen, is to leave your purse open. Franklin. MATHEMATICS. If a man's wits be wandering, let him study the mathematics ; for in demonstrations, if his wit be called away ever so little, he must begin again. Lord Bacon. MATHEMATICS. The study of the mathematics,...
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Discussions on Philosophy and Literature, Education and University Reform ...

Sir William Hamilton - 1853 - 852 pages
...let him study the mathematiks ; for in demonstrations if his thought be called ever so little away he must begin again ; if his wit be not apt to distinguish or find differences [ic be not subtile], let him study the schoolmen, for they are the Cymini tcctores." By-the-by,...
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Discussions on Philosophy and Literature, Education and University Reform ...

Sir William Hamilton - 1853 - 764 pages
...let him study the raathematiks ; for in demonstrations if his thought be called ever so little away he must begin again ; if his wit be not apt to distinguish or find differences [ie be not subtile], let him study the schoolmen, for they are the Cymini seclores.'' By-the-by,...
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