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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 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 heavens ! what...
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The English Constitution in the Reign of King Charles the Second

Andrew Amos - Constitutional history - 1857 - 328 pages
...fortitude, or a Church founded upon the rock of faith and true knowledge." Milton visited, as he writes, "the famous Galileo, grown old, a prisoner to the Inquisition, for thinking otherwise in Astronomy than the Franciscan and Dominican Licensers thought." It is a tradition that...
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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...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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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 heavens 1 what...
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History of the inductive sciences from the earliest to the present ..., Volume 1

William Whewell - 1858
...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 thought." Besides the above writers, we may mention, as persons who pursued and illustrated Galileo's doctrines,...
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I. The Greek school philosophy, with reference to physical science. II. The ...

William Whewell - Science - 1858
...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 thought." Besides the above writers, we may mention, as persons who pursued and illustrated Galileo's doctrines,...
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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...otherwise than the Franciscan and Dominican licensers thought."2 The words imply an excursion (perhaps more than one) to Galileo's villa at Arcetri, a little...
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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...than the Franciscan and Dominican licensers thought." Galileo had been imprisoned at Eome, by order of Pope Urban, for maintaining that the 1 His Defensio...
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The Complete Poetical Works of Samuel Rogers: With a Biographical Sketch and ...

Samuel Rogers - 1860 - 460 pages
...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, grown old, a prisoner to the Inquisition." "Old and blind," he might have said. Galileo, by his own account, became blmd in December, 1637. Milton,...
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The poetical works of John Milton. Paradise lost and regained

John Milton - 1860
..."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 thought And though I knew that England was groanmg loudest under the prelatic yoke, nevertheless I took it...
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