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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... "
The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England - Page cdlix
by Francis Bacon - 1834
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A Manual of Essays: Selected from Various Authors

Manual - 1809 - 288 pages
...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...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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The essays; or, Counsels moral, economical, and political, by sir F. Bacon

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

Francis Bacon - 1818 - 312 pages
...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...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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Essays moral, economical and political

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819 - 214 pages
...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...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 - 1819 - 580 pages
...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...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
...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...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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The Retrospective Review, Volume 4

1821 - 404 pages
...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...away never so little, he must begin again : if his withe not apt to distinguish or find differences, let him study the schoolmen : for they are Cymini...
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The British Prose Writers, Volume 1

1821 - 416 pages
...for the stomach, riding for the head, and the like ; so, if a man's wits be wandering, let him stndy the mathematics ; for in demonstrations, if his wit...not apt to distinguish or find differences, let him stndy the schoolmen, for they are " Cymini sectores ; if he be not apt to beat over matters, and to...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England..: Essays ...

Francis Bacon - 1825 - 524 pages
...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,...again ; " if his wit be not apt to distinguish or find differ* " To Mr. Matthews; along with the Book De Sapientia Ve" terum.—I Heartily thank you for your...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 1

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1825 - 550 pages
...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,...demonstrations, if his wit be " called away never so little, lie must begin again ; " if his wit be not apt to distinguish or find differ• " To Mr. Matthews;...
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