Elizabethan Translations from the Italian: The Titles of Such Works Now First Collected and Arranged with Annotations, Volumes 1-4

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Modern Language Assoc., 1895 - 381 pages
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Page 275 - 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.
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