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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 Prose Works of John Milton, Volume 2

John Milton - English prose literature - 1848
...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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Southern Literary Messenger, Volume 23

Literature - 1856
...futuri. This was the house, "where," says Miltou, (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." (Prose...
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A history of wonderful inventions

History - Children's literature - 1849 - 125 pages
...and Milton, in one of his works, speaking of Italy, thus alludes to the circumstance:—"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." Since the...
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Thoughts on the conduct of the understanding

Basil Montagu - 1849
...— 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 RELATION BETWEEN THE HOLY SCRIPTURES AND SOME PARTS OF GEOLOGICAL SCIENCE

1850
...inquisition tyrannizes ; when I have sat among their learned men, for that honour I had. 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." Areopagitica,...
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The Fourth Estate: Contributions Towards a History of Newspapers ..., Volume 1

Frederick Knight Hunt - English newspapers - 1850 - 298 pages
...— that nothing had been there written now trftjse 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 Fransciscan and Dominican licensers thought. And though...
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Orations and Speeches on Various Occasions, Volume 3

Edward Everett - Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1859
...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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Poetical Works

John Milton - 1850 - 658 pages
...denied the free expression of opinions, against which he was now contending. " There it was, in Italy," says he, " that I found and visited the famous Galileo, grown old a prisoner in the Inquisition, for thinking in astronomy otherwise than the Franciscan and Dominican licensers...
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The New-Orleans Book

Robert Gibbes Barnwell - American literature - 1851 - 384 pages
...without the Castle of St. Angelo of an imprimatur;" and when the bold champion of English liberty " 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." * I would...
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The Poetical Works of Samuel Rogers

Samuel Rogers - 1852 - 451 pages
...garden at Ferrara we owe many a verse. P. 304, 1. 1. There, unseen, Milton went to Italy in IG'38. "There it was," says he, "that I found and visited...grown old, a prisoner to the Inquisition." ' Old and Wind,' he might have said. Galileo, by his own account, became blind in December, 1G37. Milton, as...
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