| 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... | |
| 1847
...Cumberland, Mackenzie, Burke, Hazlitt, Godwin, Walter Scott, Southey, Coleridge, Dennie, Ames, Wilt, **Channing.* 5. MATHEMATICAL AND PHYSICAL SCIENCE. "...demonstrations, if his wit be called away never so** liltle, he must begin again." ¡X BACON. 11 As tennis is a game of no use in itself, but of great use... | |
| Davis Wasgatt Clark - 1847 - 320 ¶
...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,...be called away never so little, he must begin again** ; if . his wit be not apt to distinguish or find differences, let him study the schoolmen ; if he be... | |
| 1848
...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...be called away never so little, he must begin again** ; if his wit be not apt to distinguish or find differences, let him study the schoolmen, for they are... | |
| John Doyle (bookseller, New York.) - 1848
...(£*cl)ange, Assurance, ao& tDork0 on Hare, £ánrton0, 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 ¶
...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 ¶
...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...be called away never so little, he must begin again** ; if his wit be not apt to distinguish or find differenceSj let him study the schoolmen, for they are... | |
| Basil Montagu - 1849 - 268 ¶
...for the stomach ; riding for the head ; and the like. So, 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** : if his wit be not apt to distinguish or find differences, let him study the schoolmen, for they are... | |
| Francis Bacon - 1850
...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...be called away never so little, he must begin again** : if his wit be not apt to distinguish or find differences, let him study the schoolmen ; for they... | |
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