Exercise rouses the natural heat, dissipates the superfluous humors, corrects those that are acrid, gives agility to the muscles, strengthens the nerves & joints, opens the pores, & assists in perspiration.
Walking clears the lungs, strengthens the stomach & hinders the aliments.
Andry, 212, 218.
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Swinging, hunting, shooting, riding, dancing, hand-ball, mallet, football, tennis, fencing, nine-pins, billiards, labors of peasants, sailors & porters (examples: plowing, digging, pruning, rowing, carrying of burthens), walking, wrestling, For Children: hide and seek, blind man’s bluff, the top, whirly-gigg, shuttlecock, riding on a stick, beating a drum. Singing, reading, talking aloud, Declaiming, crying & bawling of children.
Andry, 214-6, 218-222.