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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 ...: Literary and professional works

Francis Bacon - 1858
...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, [splitters of hairs.] If he be not apt to beat over matters 8, and...
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Bacon's Essays: With Annotations

Francis Bacon, Richard Whately - 1857 - 550 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...again ; if his wit be not apt to distinguish or find differences,6 let him study the schoolmen, for they are 'cymini sectores;'7 if he be not apt to beat...
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The essays; or, Counsels civil and moral, with The wisdom of the ancients ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1857
...Heroid. xvi. 83. tinguifh or find difference, let \\\mjiudy the Schoolmen, for they are Cymini fettoret.* If he be not apt to beat over Matters, and to call up one Thing to prove and illuftrate another, let \\\mjiudy the Lawyer's Cafes ; fo every Defect of...
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Works: Collected and Edited by James Spedding, Robert Leslie Ellis ..., Volume 6

Francis Bacon - 1858
...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, [splitters of hairs.] If he be not apt to beat over matters 8, and to...
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Discourses, Charges, Addresses, Pastoral Letters, Etc. Etc

Alonzo Potter - 1858 - 453 pages
...and by a proper use of them, he may contribute greatly to this end. " If a man's wits," says Bacon, " be wandering, let him study the mathematics ; for...or find differences, let him study the schoolmen, for they are ' cymini sectoret ;' if he be not apt to beat over matters, and to call upon one thing...
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Discourses, Charges, Addresses, Pastoral Letters, Etc. Etc

Alonzo Potter - 1858 - 453 pages
...and by a proper use of them, he may contribute greatly to this end. " If a man's wits," says Bacon, "be wandering, let him study the mathematics ; for...or find differences, let him study the schoolmen, for they are icymini seotores;' if he be not apt to beat over matters, and to call upon one thing to...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England: With a Life of the ...

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1859
...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;...called away never so little, he must begin again ; if hia wit be not apt to distinguish or find differences, let him study the schoolmen, for they are 'Cymini...
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A class-book of English prose, with biogr. notices, explanatory notes and ...

Robert Demaus - 1859
...riding for the head ; and the like. So, if a man's wit be wandering, let him study the mathematicks ; for in demonstrations, if his wit be called away never...again ; if his wit be not apt to distinguish or find difference, let him study the schoolmen, for they are hair-splitters ; if he be not apt to beat over...
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The Guardian, Volumes 10-11

1859
...for in demonstrations, if the mind be called away ever so little, he must begin again. If the mind be not apt to distinguish, or find differences, let him study the logicians, for they are "Cyminc sectores ;" able to divide " A hair twixt south and south-west side."...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Literary and professional works

Francis Bacon - 1860
...shooting for the lungs and breast ; gentle walking for the stomach ; riding for 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 1 quot deglutire cursimque legere oportet. 3 eorumque compendin tantum desumere. tpenitue insipidi....
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