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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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History of the inductive sciences from the earliest to the present ..., Volume 1

William Whewell - 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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The Life of John Milton: Narrated in Connection with the Political ..., Volume 1

David Masson - 1859 - 729 pages
...left conjectural, he has himself recorded one, the most interesting of all. "There it was," he says, "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."2 The words...
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The Complete Poetical Works of Samuel Rogers: With a Biographical Sketch and ...

Samuel Rogers - 1860 - 460 pages
...his garden at Ferrara we owe many a verse. (177) Milton went to Italy in 1638. "There it was," Bays he, "that I found and visited the famous Galileo,...might have said. Galileo, by his own account, became blmd in December, 1637. Milton, as ire learn from the date of Sir Henry Wotton's letter to him, had...
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Milton's Comus, with explanatory notes, and Life of Milton. [2 pt. The title ...

John Milton - 1860 - 118 pages
...acquainted with one whose name stands foremost among the martyrs of science. "There it was," he says, "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." Galileo had...
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The poetical works of John Milton. Paradise lost and regained

John Milton - 1860
...denied the free expression of opinions, against which he wae 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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A manual of English literature

Thomas Arnold - 1862
...greater poet than those of the Mincio. With Galileo he had an interview at Florence. " There was it that I found and visited the famous Galileo, grown old, a prisoner to the Inquisition." f The news of the increasing civil dissensions at home recalled him to England ; and after his return...
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Selections from the prose writings of John Milton, ed. with memoir, notes ...

John [prose Milton (selected]) - 1862
...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 Literautre: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1863
...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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Choice specimens of English literature, selected and arranged by T.B. Shaw ...

Thomas Budd Shaw, sir William Smith - 1864
...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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New Monthly Magazine, Volume 131

1864
...Milton arrived in Italy, Galileo's blindness had become total. Milton's own words, -' 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."| Which words...
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