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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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Polite Wisdom: Heathen Rhetoric in Milton's Areopagitica

Paul M. Dowling - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 113 pages
...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 otherwise than the Franciscan and Dominican licensers thought. (II, 537-38) Honorific...
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Milton: The life

William Riley Parker - Poets, English - 1996 - 1539 pages
...had another memorable encounter with an international celebrity. 'There it was', he reported later, '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 may have...
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Painting the Heavens: Art and Science in the Age of Galileo

Eileen Reeves - Science - 1999 - 310 pages
...212, 214-215. 40. Milton was in Florence in the summer of 1638, and it was presumably then that he "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," as he related...
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Essays on Galileo and the History and Philosophy of Science, Volume 1

Stillman Drake - Philosophy - 1999 - 476 pages
...defense of a free press. Milton recalled his visit to Florence a few years earlier, saying: "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 of thought." In the...
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Earth-Moon Relationships: Proceedings of the Conference held in Padova ...

Cesare Barbieri, Francesca Rampazzi - Science - 2001 - 575 pages
...heroic intellectual freedom for Milton, who elsewhere reported on his visit to Florence: "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" (Milton 737-8)....
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Galileo's Mistake: A New Look at the Epic Confrontation Between Galileo and ...

Allen Thomas, Wade Rowland - Religion - 2003 - 298 pages
...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.4 On these...
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Galileo and the Scientific Revolution

Laura Fermi, Gilberto Bernardini - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 128 pages
...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 of the Inquisition, for thinking in astronomy otherwise than the Franciscan and Dominican licensers...
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Utopia & Revolution: On the Origins of a Metaphor

Melvin Jonah Lasky - Political Science - 726 pages
..."happy to be born in such a place of Philosophic freedom, as they suppos'd England was ..." 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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Literature and Science: Social Impact and Interaction

John H. Cartwright, Brian Baker - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 471 pages
...with Galileo in his "Areopagitica" (1644), a pamphlet championing freedom of the press: "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" (in Griswold...
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Areopagitica

John Milton - Philosophy - 2006 - 108 pages
...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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