| Alonzo Potter - 1843 - 330 Seiten
...Walter Scott, Southey, Coleridge, Dennie, Ames, Wirt, Channing.* 5. MATHEMATICAL AND PHYSICAL SCIENCE. " **If a man's wit be wandering, let him study the mathematics...called away never so little, he must begin again."** — BACON. " As tennis is a game of no use in itself, but of great use in respect it maketh a quick... | |
| 1844
...GEOMETRY. BY ROBERT POTTS, TRIN. COLL., CAMBRIDGE. " IF a man's wit be wandering," says Lord Bacon, **"let him study the mathematics ; for, in demonstrations,...called away never so little, he must begin again."** The noble and learned lord (to use a Parliamentary phrase) might have written at greater length respecting... | |
| Samuel Warren - 1845 - 944 Seiten
...and reins, shootingt 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...let him study the schoolmen, for they are ' Cymini** sectorcs ;' if he be not apt to beat over matters, and to call upon one thing to prove and illustrate... | |
| Davis Wasgatt Clark - 1847 - 320 Seiten
...shooting for the lungs and breast ; gentle walking for the stomach ; riding for*the head and the like ; BO **if a man's wit be wandering, let him study the mathematics,...distinguish or find differences, let him study the schoolmen** ; if he be not apt to beat over matters, and to call upon one thing to prove and illustrate another,... | |
| 1847
...Walter Scott, Southey, Coleridge, Dennie, Ames, Wilt, Channing.* 5. MATHEMATICAL AND PHYSICAL SCIENCE. " **If a man's wit be wandering, let him study the mathematics...demonstrations, if his wit be called away never so** liltle, he must begin again." — BACON. 11 As tennis is a game of no use in itself, but of great use... | |
| Davis Wasgatt Clark - 1847 - 320 Seiten
...and reins; shooting for the longs 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** tlie mathematics, for in demonstrations, if his wit be railed away never 90 little, he must begin again... | |
| John Doyle (bookseller, New York.) - 1848
...(£*cl)ange, Assurance, ao& tDork0 on Hare, €nrton0, anir QDut of llje tUati Subjects. " If »man's wits **be wandering, let him study the Mathematics; for in demonstrations if his wit be called away never** to little, he must begin again." * Mathematics is a ballast for the soul, to fix it, not to stall it,... | |
| John Doyle (bookseller, New York.) - 1848
...ballast for the «ral. to fix it, not to utall it, nor to jostle out other arts." " If a man's wits **be wandering, let him study the Mathematics ; for in demonstrations if his wit be called away** sever K little, he mnst begin again." , 2910 ABBOTT (John). Exposition of the Principles of the Hydraulic... | |
| Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1848 - 455 Seiten
...anc breast, gentle walking for the stomach, riding fo: the head, and the like; so, if a man's wit bi **wandering, let him study the mathematics ; for in demonstrations, if his wit be called away** neve so little, he must begin again ; if his wit be no apt to distinguish or find differences, let... | |
| John Locke - 1849 - 132 Seiten
...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** differenceSj let him study the schoolmen, for they are " Cymini sectores ;" if he be not apt to beat... | |
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