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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. "
Elegant extracts: a copious selection of passages from the most eminent ... - Page 132
by Elegant extracts - 1812
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The manual of liberty, or, Testimonies in behalf of the rights of mankind ...

Pre-1801 Imprint Collection (Library of Congress) - Political Science - 1795 - 406 pages
...there written now these'many years but flbttery.hnd .fuMary 'There. it was that:I found and tisited the famous Galileo. grown old, a prisoner to the inquisition,...Dominican licensers thought. This obstructing violence meets for the most part with an event utterly opposite to the end which it drives at : instead of suppressing...
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The Prose Works of John Milton: With a Life of the Author, Volume 7

John Milton, Charles Symmons - Literary Criticism - 1806
...perverted religion, he passed two months in the contemplation of the wonders of her ancient and inous Galileo, grown old, a prisoner to the Inquisition,...than the Franciscan and Dominican licensers thought." A speech for unlicensed printing. PW VI 313. modern art; and in the society, made more interesting...
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The life of Milton, and Conjectures on the Origin of Paradise Lost, by ...

William Hayley, William Cowper - Poets, English - 1810
...towards the Newtonian philosophy. He says himself, speaking of Italy in his Areopagitica, "there'll was that I found and visited the famous Galileo grown...than the Franciscan and Dominican licensers thought!" It seems not unreasonable to conclude, that he was in some degree indebted to his conference with Grotiusfor...
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The Life of John Milton

Charles Symmons - 1810 - 646 pages
...policy and the engine of perverted religion, he passed two months in the conu " There it was (in Italy) that I found and visited the famous Galileo, grown...than the Franciscan and Dominican licensers thought." A Speech for Unlicensed Printing. PW 1. 313. templation of the wonders of her ancient and modern art,...
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The life of John Milton

Charles Symmons - 1810 - 646 pages
...religion, he passed two months in the con• " There it was (in Italy) that I found and visited the fanaoos Galileo, grown old, a prisoner to the Inquisition,...than the Franciscan and Dominican licensers thought." A Speech for Unlicensed Printing. P. \V. 1.313. templation of the wonders of her ancient and modern...
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Areopagitica: A Speech to the Parliament of England, for the Liberty of ...

John Milton - Freedom of the press - 1819 - 311 pages
...Life by Jortin. I. 358. (n.) 8w>. 5 / have sat among their lerned men, &c.] See ILLUSTRATION, M. • There it was that I found and visited the famous Galileo grown old, n prisner to the Inquisition — ] Mr. Hayley, from the interest Grotius appears to have taken in the...
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Retrospective Review: And Historical and Antiquarian Magazine, Volume 9

Henry Southern, Sir Nicholas Harris Nicolas - 1824
...that this was it which had damped the glory of Italian wits; that nothing had been there written now these many years but flattery and fustian. There it...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 Pamphleteer, Volume 17

Abraham John Valpy - Great Britain - 1820
...that this was it which had dampt the glory of Italian wits ; that nothing had there been written now these many years but flattery and fustian. There it...Galileo, grown old, a prisoner to the Inquisition." •" The broad circumference Hung on his shoulders like the moon, whose orb, Through optic glass, the...
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The American Journal of Science and Arts

Science - 1856
...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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Italy: a poem, Volume 1

Samuel Rogers - Italy - 1823 - 200 pages
...Jewel!) II Giojello. P. 152, 1. 5. 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. Milton,...
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