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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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John Milton: the Patriot and Poet

Edwin Paxton Hood - 1852 - 235 pages
...; that nothing had been written there 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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On the relation between the holy Scriptures and some parts of geological ...

John Pye Smith - 1852
...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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A Compendium of English Literature, Chronologically Arranged from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1854 - 776 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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The first four books of Milton's Paradise lost; with notes, by C.W. Connon

John Milton - 1855
...The Liberty of Unlicensed Printing — referring to his stay in Florence, Milton says, " 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." I know not...
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An Account of the Life, Opinions, and Writings of John Milton: With an ...

Thomas Keightley - Poets, English - 1855 - 484 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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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1856 - 776 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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The American Journal of Education, Volume 2

Henry Barnard - Education - 1856
...That was the house '• where," says Milton, (another of those of whom the world was not worthy,) " 1 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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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1858 - 762 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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A Compendium of American Literature: Chronologically Arranged, with ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - American literature - 1858 - 740 pages
...blindin -- That was the house "where," says Milton (another of thoM 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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I. The Greek school philosophy, with reference to physical science. II. The ...

William Whewell - Science - 1858
...extent of his reputation when we find Milton referring thus to his travels in Italy :' "There it was 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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