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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 Lucubrations of Isaac Bickerstaff, Esq: Revised and Corrected - Page 159
1711
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The Lucubrations of Isaac Bickerstaff, Esq, Volume 3

1728
...ftie'ngthened and invigorated; by the other, Virtue (which is the Health of the Mind) is kept alive, cherjfhed and confirmed. But as Exercife becomes tedious and painful when we make life of it only as the Means of Health, fo Reading is apt to erow uneafy and burthenfome, when we apply...
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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,...exercife becomes tedious, and painful, when we make uf£ of it only as the me^ans of health, fo reading is apt td grow uneafy, and burdenfome, when we...
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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...becomes tedious~ and painful, when we make Ufe of it only as the; Means of Health, fo Reading is apt to grow uneafy and burthenfome, when we apply ourfelves...
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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. An induftrious and virtuous...
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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...exercife becomes tedious and painful, when we make ufe of it only as the means of health; fo reading is apt to grow uneafy and burdenlbme, when we apply ourfelves...
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Fables of Aesop and Others

Aesop - Fables - 1788 - 329 pages
...and invigorated ; by the other Virtue ('which is the Health tf the Mind] is kept alive, cherijhed, and confirmed. But, as Exercife becomes tedious and painful <when <we make Uft of it only as the Means of Health, fa Reading is too apt to grow unesfy and bw'.hsnfome, taken...
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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 "...becomes tedious and painful " when we make ufe of it only as the means of " health, fo reading is too apt to grow uneafy " and burdenfome, when we apply...
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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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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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