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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:... "
Bacon's Essays - Page 74
by Francis Bacon - 1881
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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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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,...sectores. If he be not apt to beat over matters, and to call up one thing to prove and illustrate another, let him study the lawyers' cases; so every defect...
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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,...sectores;" if he be not apt to beat over matters, and to call upon one thing to prove and illustrate another, let him study the lawyers cases: so every defect...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1815
...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,...sectores ;" if he be not apt to beat over matters, and to . . . •'. call upon one thing to prove and illustrate another, let him study the lawyers cases ;...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Moral, Economical and Political: With Elegant ...

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1818 - 290 pages
...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,...differences, let him study the school-men ; for they are " Cutters of cammin, ie splitters of hairs, or over-nice distinguishes." If he be not apt to beat overmatters,...
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The essays; or, Counsels moral, economical, and political, by sir F. Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1818
...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,...differences, let him study the school-men ; for they are " Cutters of cammin, ze splitters of hairs, or over-nice distinguishes." If he be .not apt to beat...
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Essays moral, economical and political

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819
...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,...differences, let him study the schoolmen, for they are " Cymiui sectores ; if he be not apt to beat over matters, and to call upon one thing to prove and...
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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,...sectores;" if he be not apt to beat over matters, and to call upon one thing to prove and illustrate another, let him study the lawyers' cases: so every defect...
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