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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 RELATION BETWEEN THE HOLY SCRIPTURES AND SOME PARTS OF GEOLOGICAL SCIENCE

1850
...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...than the Franciscan and Dominican licensers thought." Areopagitica, Hollis's ed. 1780, p. 310. Milton was at that time twenty-nine years old.] Galileo's...
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The Fourth Estate: Contributions Towards a History of Newspapers ..., Volume 1

Frederick Knight Hunt - English newspapers - 1850 - 298 pages
...— that nothing had been there written now trftjse many years but flattery and fustian. There it was that I found and visited the famous Galileo, grown...inquisition, for thinking in astronomy otherwise than the Fransciscan and Dominican licensers thought. And though I knew that England then was groaning loudest...
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The North British Review, Volume 13

1850
...nothing had been there written now these many years but flattery and fustian. " There it was that I found Galileo, grown old, a prisoner to the Inquisition,...than the Franciscan and Dominican licensers thought. And though I knew that England was then groaning loudest under the prelatical yoke, nevertheless I...
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Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 20

1850
...nothing had been there written now these many years but flattery and Fustian. ' There it was that I found Galileo, grown old, a prisoner to the Inquisition,...than the Franciscan and Dominican licensers thought. And though I knew that England was then groaning loudest under the prehi'iical yoke, nevertheless I...
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1850
...these many years but flattery and fustian. There it was that 1 found and visited the famous (îalileo, nd Lincoln license» thought. And though I knew that England then was groaning loudest under the prelatical yoke,...
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Orations and Speeches on Various Occasions, Volume 3

Edward Everett - Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1859
...futuri. That was the house "where," says Milton, (another of those 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 heavens ! what...
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Poetical Works

John Milton - 1850 - 658 pages
...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 thought. And though I knew that England was groaning loudest under the prelatic yoke, nevertheless I took it...
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The New-Orleans Book

Robert Gibbes Barnwell - American literature - 1851 - 384 pages
...without the Castle of St. Angelo of an imprimatur;" and when the bold champion of English liberty " found and visited the famous Galileo grown old, a...than the Franciscan and Dominican licensers thought." * I would ask for the land of Cicero and Brutus, a final deliverance from a government, which ever...
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The Poems of Samuel Rogers: With a Memoir

Samuel Rogers - 1851 - 340 pages
...sun-rise. L_ NOTE 41, PAGE 96. There, unseen. Milton went to Italy in 1638. "There it was," says 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 his own account, became blind in December, 1637....
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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...than the Franciscan and Dominican licensers thought." '' Areopagitica," Hollis's ed. 1780, p. 310. Milton was at that time twenty-nine years old.] hypocrisy....
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