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" Bowling is good for the stone and reins ; 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... "
Bacon's essays, with annotations by R. Whately - Page 502
edited by - 1864
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A manual of essays, selected from various authors

Manual - 1809
...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, lie must begin again; if he be not apt to distinguish or find differences, let him...
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Essays, Moral, Economical, and Political

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1812 - 295 pages
...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 demonstrations,...again; if his wit be not apt to distinguish or find differences, let him study the schoolmen, for they are " Cymini sectores;" if he be not apt to beat...
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Auntient lere, a selection of aphoristical and preceptive passages from the ...

Ancient learning - 1812
...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,...again. If his wit be not apt to distinguish or find differences, let him study the schoolmen, for they are cymini sectores. If he be not apt to beat over...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1815
...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 demonstrations,...again ; if his wit be not apt to distinguish or find differences, let him study the schoolmen ; for they are " Cymini sectores ;" if he be not apt to beat...
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The essays; or, Counsels moral, economical, and political, by sir F. Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1818
...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,...again : if his wit be not apt to distinguish or find differences, let him study the school-men ; for they are " Cutters of cammin, ze splitters of hairs,...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Moral, Economical and Political: With Elegant ...

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1818 - 290 pages
...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,...again : if his wit be not apt to distinguish or find differences, let him study the school-men ; for they are " Cutters of cammin, ie splitters of hairs,...
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Sylva sylvarum (century IX-X) Physiological remains. Medical remains ...

Francis Bacon - Philosophy - 1819
...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,...again : if his wit be not apt to distinguish or find di fTerences, let him study the schoolmen ; for they are cymini sectores : if he be not apt to beat...
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The works of Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819
...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,...wit be called away never so little, he must begin : if his wit be not apt to distinguish or find differences, let him study the schoolmen ; for they...
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Essays by Lords Bacon and Clarendon: Two Volumes in One, Volumes 1-2

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1820 - 539 pages
...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 demonstrations,...again; if his wit be not apt to distinguish or find differences, let him study the schoolmen, for they are "Cymini sectores;" if he be not apt to beat...
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The Retrospective Review, Volume 4

Books - 1821
...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,...again : if his wit be not apt to distinguish or find differences, let him study the schoolmen : for they are Cymini sectores : if he be not apt to beat...
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