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" ... be wandering, let him study the 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 cymini sectores.... "
Works: Collected and Edited by James Spedding, Robert Leslie Ellis, and ... - Page 498
by Francis Bacon - 1858
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Auntient lere, a selection of aphoristical and preceptive passages from the ...

Ancient learning - 1812
...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 and illustrate another,...every defect of the mind may have a special receipt. LORD BACON. WE may gather out of history, a policy no less wise than eternal, by the comparison and...
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Essays, Moral, Economical, and Political

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1812 - 295 pages
...schoolmen, for they are " Cymini sectores;" if he be not apt to beat over matters, and to call upon one thing to prove and illustrate another, let him...every defect of the mind may have a special receipt. OF ^Faction. MANY have an opinion not wise, that for a prince to govern his estate, or for a great...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1815
...for they are " Cymini sectores ;" if he be not apt to beat over matters, and to . . . •'. call upon one thing to prove and illustrate another, let him study the lawyers cases ; so . t every defect of the mind may have a special *. ". . receipt. . , OF FACTION. MANY have an opinion...
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Essays by Lords Bacon and Clarendon: Two Volumes in One, Volumes 1-2

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1820 - 539 pages
...schoolmen, for they are "Cymini sectores;" if he be not apt to beat over matters, and to call upon one thing to prove and illustrate another, let him...every defect of the mind may have a special receipt. LII. OF FACTIOJJ. MANY have an opinion not wise, that for a prince to govern his estate, or for a great...
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The Retrospective Review, Volume 4

Books - 1821
...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 and illustrate another,...every defect of the mind may have a special receipt." Such is the nature of these Idols of the Den, with some of their consequences and remedies, " Of which...
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The retrospective review, Volume 4

1821
...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 and illustrate another,...every defect of the mind may have a special receipt." Such is the nature of these Idols of the Den, with some of their consequences and remedies, " Of which...
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The British Prose Writers, Volume 1

British prose literature - 1821
...apt to beat over matters, and to call upon one thing to prove and illustrate another, let him stndy the lawyers' cases : so every defect of the mind may have a special receipt. LIl. OF FACTION. MANY have an opinion not wise, that for a prince to govern his estate, or for a great...
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Examples of English Prose: From the Reign of Elizabeth to the Present Time ...

George Walker - English prose literature - 1825 - 615 pages
...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 and illustrate another,...every defect of the mind may have a special receipt. JOSEPH HALL, BISHOP OF NORWICH, Born 1574— Died 1656. SERMON, JOHN xix. 30. Preached at St. Paul's...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1825
...schoolmen, for they are " ' Cymini sectores ;' if he be not apt to beat over " matters, and to call upon one thing to prove and " illustrate another, let him...defect of the mind may have " a special receipt." The next edition was in 1613.* It is entitled, " The Essaies " Of Sr Francis Bacon Knight, " The Kings...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England..: Essays ...

Francis Bacon - English prose literature - 1825
...schoolmen, for they are " ' Cymini sectores ;' if he be not apt to beat over " matters, and to call upon one thing to prove and " illustrate another, let him...defect of the mind may have " a special receipt." The next edition was in 1613.* It is entitled, " The Essaies " Of Sr Francis Bacon Knight, " The Kings...
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