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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:... "
Elements of the Philosophy of the Human Mind - Page 213
by Dugald Stewart - 1827
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The essays, or Counsels, civil & moral, with a table of the colours of good ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1680 - 410 pages
...not apt to dhtinguitri or find differences, let him Study the Schsol-men; for they are Cuminifittom. If he be not apt to beat over matters, and to call up one thing to prove and and illuftrate another, let him Study the Lawyers Cafes •, fo every Defect...
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A Manual of Essays: Selected from Various Authors

Manual - Essays - 1809 - 288 pages
...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 study the schoolmen, for they are Cymini sectores. If he be not apt at investigation, and to call upon one thing to prove...
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Essays, Moral, Economical, and Political

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1812 - 348 pages
...and the like; so, if a man's wits be wandering, let him study the mathematics; for in demonstrations, if his wit be called away never so little, he must...or find differences, let him study the schoolmen, for they are " Cymini sectores;" if he be not apt to beat over matters, and to call upon one thing...
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Auntient lere, a selection of aphoristical and preceptive passages from the ...

Ancient learning - 1812 - 322 pages
...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...or find differences, let him study the schoolmen, for they are cymini sectores. If he be not apt to beat over matters, and to call up one thing to prove...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1815 - 310 pages
...the like ; so if a man's wits be wandering, let him study the mathematics ; for, in demonstrations, if his wit be called away never so little, he must...distinguish or find differences, let him study the schoolmen ; for they are " Cymini sectores ;" if he be not apt to beat over matters, and to . . . •'. call...
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Encyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts ..., Volume 5

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1816 - 844 pages
...difeafe. 5. The ftate of facts juridically confidered : as, the lawyers cited mznyca/d in their pleas. — If he be not apt to beat over matters, and to call up one thinp, to prove and illuftrate another, let him ftudy the lawyers cafes -• fo every defect...
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The essays; or, Counsels moral, economical, and political, by sir F. Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1818 - 310 pages
...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...or find 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...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Moral, Economical and Political: With Elegant ...

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1818 - 312 pages
...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...or find 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...
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Sylva sylvarum (century IX-X) Physiological remains. Medical remains ...

Francis Bacon - Philosophy - 1819 - 580 pages
...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...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, Volume 2

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819 - 602 pages
...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 : if his wit be not apt to distinguish or find differences, let him study the schoolmen ; for they...
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