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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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Advanced Reading Book: Literary and Scientific

Advanced reading book - 1860 - 432 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;...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 Prose and Prose Writers of Britain from Chaucer to Ruskin: With ...

Robert Demaus - 1860 - 552 pages
...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 Harvard Classics, Volume 3

1909
...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, and to call...
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Introduction to Early Modern English

Manfred Görlach - 1991 - 456 pages
...Wandring, let him Study the Mathematicks; For in Demonstrations, if 70 his Wit be called away neuer so little, he must begin again: If his Wit be not...distinguish or find differences, let him Study the Schoolemen; for they are Cymini sectores. If he be not Apt to beat ouer Matters, and to call vp one...
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PAUL HALMOS Celebrating 50 Years of Mathematics: Celebrating 50 Years of ...

Paul Richard Halmos, John Ewing, F.W. Gehring - 1991 - 320 pages
...Clara University Santa Clara, CA 95053 Some Mathematics If a man's wit be wandering, let him study mathematics; for in demonstrations, if his wit be called away never so little, he must begin again. — Lord Bacon Mathematicians are like Frenchmen: whatever you say to them they translate into their...
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The Merriam-Webster New Book of Word Histories

Merriam-Webster, Inc - 1991 - 526 pages
...various parts of the body, he says "So if a Mans Wit be Wandering, let him Study the Mathematicks; For in Demonstrations, if his Wit be called away never so little, he must begin again." This wit could also be used for a function of the mind, such as memory or attention; indeed Bacon's...
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Mathematically Speaking: A Dictionary of Quotations

C.C. Gaither, Alma E Cavazos-Gaither - 1998 - 484 pages
...will require fresh assistance from Mathematic. The Advancement of Learning Book III, Chapter VI So if a man's wit be wandering, let him study the mathematics;...called away never so little, he must begin again. Bacon's Essays Of Studies Bacon, Roger There are four great sciences ... Of these sciences the gate...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Civil and Moral

Francis Bacon - 1999 - 216 pages
...shooting2 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,3 if his wit be called away never so little, he must begin again. If his wit be not...
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The Essayes Or Counsels, Civill and Morall

Francis Bacon - 2000 - 339 pages
...Riding for the Head; And the like. So if a Mans Wit be Wandring, let him Study the 45 Mat hematic ks; For in Demonstrations, if his Wit be called away never...distinguish or find differences, let him Study the Schoole-men; For they are Cymini sectores. If he be not | [2P4] Apt to beat over Matters, and to call...
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The Major Works

Francis Bacon - 2002 - 813 pages
...let him study the mathematics; for in demonstrations,0 if his wit be called away0 never so little,0 he must begin again. If his wit be not apt to distinguish or find differences,0 let him study the schoolmen;0 for they are cymini sectores.0 If he be not apt to beat...
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