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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 English Civil War: Papists, Gentlewomen, Soldiers, and Witchfinders in ...

Diane Purkiss - History - 2009 - 680 pages
...curiosity and truth themselves. We don't know what they talked about. Milton said later that 'there 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'. For Milton,...
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Retrying Galileo, 1633–1992

Maurice A. Finocchiaro - History - 2005 - 497 pages
...in early spring 1639. In fact, in the same passage of the Areopagitica, he stated that "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."65 Although...
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Calculus Gems: Brief Lives and Memorable Mathematics

George F. Simmons - Mathematics - 2007 - 355 pages
...his life. In 1638-39 the English poet John Milton visited him there and later wrote: "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." On the...
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