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" Just so it is in the mind ; would you have a man reason well, you must use him to it betimes, exercise his mind in observing the connection of ideas, and following them in train. Nothing does this better than mathematics, which therefore I think should... "
Sir Isaac Newton's Two Treatises: Of the Quadrature of Curves and Analysis ... - Page viii
by Sir Isaac Newton - 1745 - 479 pages
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Posthumous Works of Mr. John Locke ...

John Locke - Commonplace-books - 1706 - 336 pages
...Pains in fafhioning and forming his Hand or outward Parts to thefe motions. Juft fo it is in the Mind, would you have a Man reafon well, you muft ufe him to it betimes, exercife his Mind in obfervingthe Connection of Ideas and followr ing them in train, Nothing does this better than Mathematicks...
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The Elements of Logick: In Four Books ... Design'd Particularly for Young ...

William Duncan - Logic - 1748 - 363 pages
...fafhioning and foiming " his Hand, or outward Parts, to thefe Motions. " Juft fo it is in the Mind ; would you have a " Man reafon well, you muft ufe him to it be" times, exercife his Mind in observing the Con** neclion of Ideas, and following them in train....
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Miscellanea Curiosa Mathematica: Or, The Literary Correspondence ..., Volume 1

Francis Holliday - Mathematics - 1749 - 316 pages
...Locke. Would you have a man reafon well, fays he, you muft exercife his. mind in obferving the connexion of ideas, and following them in train. Nothing does this better than mathematics, which therefore, I diink, mould be taught all thofe who have time and opportunity ; not...
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The preceptor: containing a general course of education [ed. by R. Dodsley].

Preceptor - 1758
...fafhioning and forming " his Hand, or outward Parts, to thcfe Motions. Juft fo it " is in the Mind ; would you have a Man reafon well, you *' muft ufe...following them in train. " Nothing does this better than Mathematics, which there*' fore I think fhould be taught all thofe, who have the Time " and Opportunity,...
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The Preceptor: Containing a General Course of Education. Wherein ..., Volume 2

Robert Dodsley - Education - 1758
...it V is in the Mind; would you have a Man reafon well, you *' muft ufc him to it betimes, exercsfe his Mind in obferving •" the Connection of Ideas,...following them in train. " Nothing does this better than Mathematics, which therc*' fore I think fhould be taught all thofe, who have the Time *' and Opportunity,...
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A New Introduction to the Mathematicks: Being Essays on Vulgar and Decimal ...

Benjamin Donne - Algebra - 1758 - 372 pages
...Hand, or outward Parts, to thefe Motions. Juft fo M it is in the Mind ; would you have a Man reafon, you muft " ufe him to it betimes, exercife his Mind in obferving the Con" neftion of Ideas, and following them in Train. Nothing does " this better than Mathematics; whiph...
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The Elements of Logic: In Four Books ...

William Duncan - Logic - 1770 - 370 pages
...fafliioning and . ** for miRg his Hand, or outward Parts, to thefe v Motions. Juft foitisin the Mind; would you. " have a Man reafon well, you muft ufe...to " it betimes, exercife his Mind in obferving the * l Connection of Ideas, and following them in " train.. Nothing does this better than Mathe« maticks...
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An essay on mechanical geometry, explanatory of a set of models

Benjamin Donne - 1796
...habituates the mind. " Would you have a man reafon, (fays Mr. Locke, in his Eflay on human underflanding) you muft ufe him to it betimes ; exercife his mind in obferving the connection * Mr. Locke thought fo little of Rhetoric and Lo%ic, in conducing to make a good realbner, that in...
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The conduct of the understanding

John Locke - 1801
...; would you have a man reason well, you must use him to it betimes, exercise his mind in observing the connection of ideas, and following them in train. Nothing does this better than mathematics, which therefore I think should be taught all those who have the time and opportunity,...
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An Essay Concerning Human Understanding: With Thoughts on the Conduct of ...

John Locke - 1801 - 308 pages
...pains in fafhioning and forming his hand or outward parts to thefe motions. Juft fo it is in the mind ; would you have a man reafon well, you muft ufe him to it by timss, exercife his mind in obferving the connection of ideas, and follow them in train. Nothing...
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