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" For if the wit be too dull, they sharpen it ; if too wandering, they fix it ; if too inherent in the sense, they abstract it. So that as tennis is a game of no use in itself, but of great use in respect... "
Naval Institute Proceedings - Page 1001
by United States Naval Institute - 1911
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The Mathematical Repository, Volume 2

Thomas Leybourn - Mathematics - 1801 - 33 pages
...sharpen it ; if too wandering, they fix it ; if too inherent in the sense, they abstract it. So that as tennis is a game of no use in itself, but of great...maketh a quick eye, and a body ready to put itself in all positions ; so, in the Mathematics, that use which is collateral and intervenient, is no less...
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The Mathematical Repository, Volume 2

Mathematics - 1801
...sharpen it ; if * too wandering, they fix it;' if too inherent in the sense, ' they abstract it. Se that as tennis is -a game of no use in ' itself, but of great use in respect it makcth a quick eye, ' and a body ready to put itself in all positions ; so, in the ' Mathematics, that...
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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th]

1809
...sharpen it ; if too wandering, they fix it ; if too inherent in the sense, they abstract it. So that, as tennis is a game of no use in itself, but of great uses in respect it maketh a quick eye, and a body ready to put itsdf into all positions; so in the...
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the retrospective review

charles and henry baldwyn - 1821
...sharpen it: if too wandering, they fix it: if too inherent in the sense, they abstract it. So that as tennis is a game of no use in itself, but of great...respect it maketh a quick eye and a body ready to put into all postures; so in the mathematics, that use which is collateral and intervenient is no less...
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The Retrospective Review, Volume 4

Books - 1821
...sharpen it : if too wandering, they fix it : if too inherent in the sense, they abstract it. So that as tennis is a game of no use in itself, but of great...respect it maketh a quick eye and a body ready to put into all postures ; so in the mathematics, that use which is collateral and intervenient is no less...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England

Francis Bacon - 1834
...sharpen it; if two wandering, they fix it ; if too inherent in the sense, they abstract it. So that as tennis is a game of no use in itself, but of great...respect it maketh a quick eye and a body ready to be put into all postures, so in the mathematics, that use which is collateral and intervenient is no...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 2

Francis Bacon - 1825
...sharpen it ; if too wandering' they fix it ; if too inherent in the sense, they abstract it. So that as tennis is a game of no use in itself, but of great use in respect it maketli a quick eye and a body ready to put itself into all postures ; so in the mathematics, that...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Baron of Verulam, Viscount St. Alban ..., Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1826
...tennis is a game of no use in itself, hut of great use in respect it makcth a quick eye, and a hody ready to put itself into all postures ; so in the mathematics, that use which IB collateral and intcrvenient, is no less worthy thau that which is principal and intended. And as...
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Selections from the works of Taylor, Hooker, Barrow [and others] by B. Montagu

Jeremy Taylor (bp. of Down and Connor.) - 1834
...sharpen it ; if too wandering, they fix it ; if too inherent in the sense, they abstract it. So that as tennis is a game of no use in itself, but of great...respect it maketh a quick eye and a body ready to put into all postures ; so in the mathematics, that use which is collateral and intervenient is no less...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England: A New Edition:

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1834
...sharpen it; if two wandering, they fix it ; if too inherent in the sense, they abstract it. So that as tennis is a game of no use in itself, but of great...respect it maketh a quick eye and a body ready to be put into all postures, so in the mathematics, that use which is collateral and intervenient is no...
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