Scientific Amusements in Philosophy and Mathematics: Including Arithmetic, Acoustics, Electricity, Magnetism, Optics, Pneumatics; Together With Amusing

January 13, 2019|
Scientific Amusements in Philosophy and Mathematics: Including Arithmetic, Acoustics, Electricity, Magnetism, Optics, Pneumatics; Together With Amusing by William Enfield
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Excerpt from Scientific Amusements in Philosophy and Mathematics: Including Arithmetic, Acoustics, Electricity, Magnetism, Optics, Pneumatics; Together With Amusing Secrets in Various Branches of Science, the Whole Calculated to Form an Agreeable and Improving Exercise for the Mind

The remedies pointed out by nature for this purpose are, rest, preper nourishment, and cheerfulness each day indeed exhibits in the same individual a new being, in good or bad spirits, according to the impressions made on the animal economy, by rest, a change of food, and various other circumstances.

The mind is too intimately connected with the body not to participate in the evils by which it is affected; but to the former, rest alone is not sufficient: to revive its powers, and to exhilarate the spirits by a proper stimulus, a change of objects, amusing conversation. Agreeable news, and other things of the like kind, are necessary Every one knows, that the spirits are depressed by too long application to gloomy or serious objects: to remedy this evil, others more amusing must be sub.

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Title:Scientific Amusements in Philosophy and Mathematics: Including Arithmetic, Acoustics, Electricity, ...Format:PaperbackProduct dimensions:294 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.62 inShipping dimensions:294 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.62 inPublished:January 13, 2019Language:English

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