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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 Medical times and gazette, Volume 2

1875
...shared that Italian journey of Milton's, during which, as Milton tells us in his " Areopagitica," "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." And here...
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The Harvard Classics, Volume 3

Literature - 1909
...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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John Milton: Introductions

Roy Daniells - Literary Criticism - 1973 - 343 pages
...the astronomer not as a scientist but as a symbol of the suffering created by bigotry : 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 later,...
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The Crime of Galileo

Giorgio de Santillana, Giorgio Santillano - Biography & Autobiography - 1955 - 338 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."11 His city had lost her freedom on the field of Gavinana a century before; now...
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Science policy implications to DNA recombinant molecule research

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science and Technology. Subcommittee on Science, Research, and Technology - Genetic recombination - 1977 - 1293 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 licencers thought." My last quotation...
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The Birth of a New Physics

I. Bernard Cohen, Professor I Bernard Cohen, PhD - Science - 1985 - 258 pages
...discoveries. Milton, whose views on the epicycle were quoted in Chapter 3, stated that when he was in Italy he "found and visited the famous Galileo, grown old a prisoner to the Inquisition." In his Paradise Lost, he refers more than once to the "glass of Galileo," or the "optic glass" of the...
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God and Nature: Historical Essays on the Encounter Between Christianity and ...

ed LINDBERG, Hilldale Professor Emeritus of the History of Science and Medicine Ronald L Numbers - Religion - 1986 - 516 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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Press Freedoms: A Descriptive Calendar of Concepts, Interpretations, Events ...

Louis Edward Ingelhart - Political Science - 1987 - 430 pages
...wits; that nothing had bin 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 Inquistion for thinking in astronomy otherwise than the Franciscan and Dominican licensers thought....
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The Galileo Affair: A Documentary History

Maurice A. Finocchiaro - Science - 1989 - 382 pages
...when in the Areopagitica he commented on his visit to Galileo in Florence by 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 thought." I happen...
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A Dictionary of Scientific Quotations

Alan L. Mackay - Science - 1991 - 312 pages
...impossible. 135 [Who, in 1638, visited the blind Galileo in Arcetri] There [in Catholic Italy] 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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