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" There it was that I found and visited the famous Galileo, grown old, a prisoner to the Inquisition, for thinking in astronomy otherwise than the Franciscan and Dominican licensers thought. "
THE COMPLETE POETICAL WORKS OF SAMUEL ROGERS - Page 446
by EPES SARGENT - 1854
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The Life of John Milton

Charles Symmons - 1810 - 646 pages
...policy and the engine of perverted religion, he passed two months in the conu " There it was (in Italy) that I found and visited the famous Galileo, grown old, a prisoner to the Inquisition, for thinking in astronomy otherwise than the Franciscan and Dominican licensers thought." A Speech...
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The life of Milton, and Conjectures on the Origin of Paradise Lost, by ...

William Hayley - Poets, English - 1810
...towards the Newtonian philosophy. He says himself, speaking of Italy in his Areopagitica, "there'll was that I found and visited the famous Galileo grown old, a prisoner to the Inquisition for thinking in astronomy, otherwise than the Franciscan and Dominican licensers thought!" It seems...
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Elegant extracts: a copious selection of passages from the most ..., Volume 6

Elegant extracts - 1812
...wits; that nothing had been there written novr these many years but flattery and fustian. There it was that I found and visited the famous Galileo, grown old, a prisoner to the inquisition, for thinking in astronomy otherwise than the Franciscan and Dominican licensers thought. This obstructing...
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The Pamphleteer, Volume 17

Abraham John Valpy - Great Britain - 1820
...wits ; that nothing had there been written now these many years but flattery and fustian. There it was that I found and visited the famous Galileo, grown old, a prisoner to the Inquisition." •" The broad circumference Hung on his shoulders like the moon, whose orb, Through optic glass, the...
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Retrospective Review, and Historical and Antiquarian Magazine, Volume 9

English literature - 1824
...wits; that nothing had been there written now these many years but flattery and fustian. There it was that I found and visited the famous Galileo, grown old, a prisoner to the Inquisition, for thinking in astronomy otherwise than the Franciscan and Dominican licensers thought. And though...
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The American Journal of Science and Arts

1856
...futuri. That was the house, ' where,' says Milton (another of those of whom the world was not worthy), ' I found and visited the famous Galileo, grown old — a prisoner to the Inquisition, for thinking on astronomy otherwise than as the Dominican and Franciscan licensers thought.'* Great...
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The Retrospective Review, Volume 9

Books - 1824
...wits; that nothing had been there written now these many years but flattery and fustian. There it was that I found and visited the famous Galileo, grown old, a prisoner to the Inquisition, for thinking in astronomy otherwise than the Franciscan and Dominican licensers thought. And though...
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The retrospective review, Volume 9

1824
...wits; that nothing had been there written now these many years but flattery and fustian. There it was that I found and visited the famous Galileo, grown old, a prisoner to the Inquisition, for thinking in astronomy otherwise than the Franciscan and Dominican licensers thought. And though...
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A Selection from the English Prose Works of John Milton, Volume 2

John Milton - 1826
...wits ; that nothing had been there written now these many years but flattery and fustian. There it was that I found and visited the famous Galileo grown old, a prisoner to the Inquisition, for thinking in astronomy otherwise than the Franciscan and Dominican licensers thought. And though...
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Mornings in Spring: Or, Retrospections, Biographical, Critical ..., Volume 2

Nathan Drake - 1828
...celebrated Galileo. " There it was," he says, speaking of Italy in his speech for unlicensed printing, " that I found and visited the famous Galileo, grown old, a prisoner to the inquisition, for thinking in astronomy otherwise than the Franciscan and Dominican licensers thought f." It is probable...
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