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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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English Puritanism and Its Leaders: Cromwell, Milton, Baxter, Bunyan

John Tulloch - Baxter, Richard, 1615-1691 - 1861 - 488 pages
...lets us know that he also visited, while in Florence, the famous Galileo, grown old and blind, and a " prisoner to the Inquisition for thinking in astronomy...than the Franciscan and Dominican licensers thought." The impression made upon his mind was evidently a strong and lasting one,* and served to deepen his...
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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...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 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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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...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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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...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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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...the Franciscan and Dominican licensers thought."| Which words are taken, by Professor Masson, to imply an excursion (perhaps more than one) to Galileo's...
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The poetical works of John Milton, with illustr. by E.H. Corbould and J. Gilbert

John Milton - 1864
...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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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1865 - 776 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 1 knew that England then was groaning loudest under the prelaticai yoke, nevertheless I...
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American Presbyterian Review, Volume 3; Volume 9

Henry Boynton Smith, James Manning Sherwood - Presbyterianism - 1865
...among the Florentine celebrities, he afterward made this notable record : " There it was that I found the famous Galileo, grown old, a prisoner to the Inquisition, for thinking in astronomy otherwise than Franciscan and Dominican licensers thought." From Florence he proceed to Rome. Like a multitude of...
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The British Controversialist and Literary Magazine, Volume 2

1866
...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 licences thought. Lords and Commons of England, consider what nation it is whereof ye are the governors...
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