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" READING is to the mind what exercise is to the body. As by the one health is preserved, strengthened, and invigorated ; by the other virtue, which is the health of the mind, is kept alive, cherished, and confirmed. "
The Tatler - Page 169
by Sir Richard Steele - 1804
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The Lucubrations of Isaac Bickerstaff, Esq: Revised and Corrected, Volume 3

1711
...to the Mind, what Exercife is to i _ ^ the Body. As by the onc7Health is prefer- I ved, ftvengthened and invigorated ; by the other, Virtue ( which is the Health of the Mind ) is kept alive, cherifhed and confirmed. But as Exercife becomes tedious and painful when we make ufe of k only at...
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The Gentleman's Library: Containing Rules for Conduct in All Parts of Life ...

Gentleman - 1744 - 440 pages
...what Exercife is to the Body : As by the one, Health is preferv'd, ftrengthen'd, and invigorated-, fo by the other, Virtue (which is the Health of the Mind) is kept alive, cherifh'd, and confirm'd. And yet there is nothing in which Men deceive themfelves more ridiculoufly,...
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A Collection of Select Aphorisms and Maxims: With Several Historical ...

Aphorisms and apothegms - 1748 - 322 pages
...what exercife is to the body : as by the one health is preferved, ftrengthened and invigorated ; fo by the other, virtue, which is the health of the mind, is kept alive, cherifhed, and confirmed. But as exercife becomes tedious, and painful, when we make uf£ of it only...
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The lucubrations of Isaac Bickerstaff, Volume 3

Tatler - 1754
...READING is to the Mind, what Exercife is to the Body. As by the one, Health is preferved, ftrengthened and invigorated ; by the other, Virtue (which is the Health of the Mind) is kept alive, cherifhed and confirmed. But as Exercife becomes tedious~ and painful, when we make Ufe of it only...
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The Miscellaneous Works: Apothegms and maxims for the good conduct of life ...

Gorges Edmond Howard - 1782
...what exercife is to the body : as by the one, health is prefe -ved, ftrengthened and invigorated ; fo by the other, virtue, which is the health of the mind, is kept alive, cherifhed, and confirmed. Ignorance creates weaknefs and fear, but learning makes men bold and affured....
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Harrison's British Classicks, Volume 3

1785
...READING is to the mind what exercife is to the body. As by the one, health is prefierved, flrengthcned, and invigorated; by the other, virtue, which is the health of the mind, is kept alive, cherifhed, and confirmed. But as exercife becomes tedious and painful, when we make ufe of it only...
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Fables of Aesop and Others:

Aesop - Fables - 1792 - 336 pages
...what, exercife is to the body : As by the one, " Heahh is preferved, ftrengthened, and invigorated j " by the other, Virtue (which is the health of the " mind) is^ kept alive, cherifhed, and confirmed. " But as exercife becomes tedious and painful " when we make ufe of it only...
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Interesting Anecdotes, Memoirs, Allegories, Essays, and Poetical ..., Volume 2

Mr. Addison - Anecdotes - 1797 - 304 pages
...READING. READING is to the mind what cxcrcife is to the body, as by one health is preferved, ftrengthened and invigorated; by the other, virtue (which is the health of the mind,) is kept alive, chcrifhcd, and confirmed. There are perfons B 2 who \vho felcjom take a book in their hand, but to...
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Interesting Anecdotes, Memoirs, Allegories, Essays, and Poetical ..., Volume 7

Joseph Addison - Anecdotes - 1797
...READING. READING is to the mind what exercife is to the body, as by one health is preferved, ftrengthened and invigorated^ by the other, virtue (which is the health of the mind,) is kept alive, chcrifhed, and confirmed. There are perfons B 2 who who feldom take a book in their hand, but to diftcover...
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The Hive: Or, A Collection of Thoughts on Civil, Moral, Sentimental and ...

Aphorisms and apothegms - 1803 - 216 pages
...; a hint only to whom you should disclose, and from whom you should conceal them. READING. LEADING is to the mind what exercise is to the body ; as by one, health is preserved, strengthened and invigorated ; by the other, virtue (which is the health...
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