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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. "
Mornings in Spring: Or, Retrospections, Biographical, Critical, and Historical - Page 313
by Nathan Drake - 1828
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The Prose Works of John Milton

John Milton - 1835 - 976 pages
...that nothing1 had been there written no«1 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 thinking1 in astronomy otherwise than the franciscan and dominican licensers thought. And though I...
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Great Principles Associated with Plymouth Rock: An Address Delivered Before ...

George Washington Blagden - Massachusetts - 1835 - 30 pages
...other. Galileo declared it, and he was found and visited by a puritan, when grown old, and a prisoner in the Inquisition, for thinking in astronomy otherwise than the Franciscan and Dominican friars thought. He too has triumphed proportionally now, The reformers never would have reformed, had...
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Sketches of English Literature: With Considerations on the Spirit ..., Volume 2

François-René vicomte de Chateaubriand - English literature - 1836
...nothing but bemoan the servile condition into which learning amongst them was brought. There it was that I found and visited the famous Galileo, grown...astronomy otherwise than the Franciscan and Dominican inquisitors thought Liberty is the nurse of all great wits ; this is that which hath rarefied and enlightened...
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The Poetical Works of Rogers, Campbell, J. Montombery, Lamb, and Kirke White

Samuel Rogers - English poetry - 1836 - 496 pages
...103, page 58, col. 2. There, unseen. Milton went to Italy in 163Я. "There it was," ввуя he, " that I found and visited the famous Galileo, grown old, a prisoner to the Inquisition." " Old and blind," he might have said. Galileo, by hi« own account, became blind in December, 1637....
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Essays and Selections

Basil Montagu - Fore-edged painting - 1837 - 356 pages
...which burnt a mother and her new-born infant in the same flames, while * "There it was," "says Milton, "that I found and visited the famous Galileo grown...than the Franciscan and Dominican licensers thought." 62 the hoary bigots with their cowls, their crucifixes, and their croziers, were feasting at the banquet...
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pt. VI. Mechanics, including fluid mechanics. pt. VII. Physical astronomy ...

William Whewell - Science - 1837
...travels in Italy 1 : " 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 thought." Besides the above writers, we may mention, as persons who pursued and illustrated Galileo's doctrines,...
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Selections from the Works of Taylor, Latimer, Hall, Milton, Barrow, South ...

Basil Montagu - Conduct of life - 1839 - 350 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...than the franciscan and dominican licensers thought.* ENGLAND AND LONDON. LORDS and commons of England ! consider what nation it is whereof ye are, and whereof...
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Tracts for the people, designed to vindicate religious and Christian liberty

Tracts - Church and state - 1840 - 470 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...than the Franciscan and Dominican licensers thought. And though I knew that England then was groaning loudest under the prelatical yoke, nevertheless I...
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Cyclopædia of English Literature, Volume 1

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1844
...these many years but flattery and fustian. There it was that I found and visited the famous Oalilco, grown old, a prisoner to the inquisition, for thinking...than the Franciscan and Dominican licensers thought. And though I knew that England then was groaning loudest under the prelatical yoke, nevertheless I...
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The Prose Works of John Milton, Volume 1

John Milton - 1845
...there written now these many years but flattery and fustian. There it was that I found and visited (he famous Galileo, grown old, a prisoner to the inquisition,...than the Franciscan and Dominican licensers thought. And though I knew that England then was groaning loudest under the prelatical yoke, nevertheless I...
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