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" Hath left to their disputes, perhaps to move His laughter at their quaint opinions wide Hereafter ; when they come to model Heaven And calculate the stars, how they will wield The mighty frame ; how build, unbuild, contrive To save appearances ; how gird... "
Lives of Eminent Persons - Página 12
por Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain) - 1833 - 571 páginas
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Evening recreations; or, Samples from the lecture room [by various authors ...

John Hampden Gurney - 1856
...its object, and fresh joints and rods had to be imagined, till, as Milton says, the sphere was — " With centric and eccentric scribbled o'er, Cycle and epicycle, orb in orb;" and a result arrived at, so complicated, and tangled, and unlike the noble simplicity of the Creator's...
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The British Controversialist and Literary Magazine, Volúmenes3-4

1857
...their positions with those which resulted from the Ptolemaic theory, which showed — " The sphere, With centric and eccentric scribbled o'er Cycle and epicycle, orb in orb ;" computed their distances, motions, and relations, in the hope of reconciling the complexity of the...
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The Beautiful in Nature, Art, and Life, Volumen1

Andrew James Symington - 1857
...the truth, so far as determining their relative position was concerned. These, girding "The sphere With centric and eccentric scribbled o'er, Cycle and epicycle, orb in orb," 1 • may now be swept away — the absolute truth, however, which they embodied being imperishable,...
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Le Paradis perdu de Milton

John Milton - 1857 - 448 páginas
...will wield The mighty frame; how build, unbuild, contrive, To save appearances ; how gird the sphere With centric and eccentric scribbled o'er, Cycle and epicycle, orb in orb. Atready by thy reasoning this I guess, T. 11. 34 « concentriques et excentriques, de cycles et d'épicycles,...
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The Western Literary Magazine, and Journal of Education, Science, Arts, and ...

George Brewster - 1858
...with its complexity, for by it the heavens had rapidly become with " Centric and eccentric scrubbled o'er, Cycle and epicycle, orb in orb—" crossing and penetrating each other in every direction — he takes up the hypothesis, that the sun constitutes the center of the planetary system, and with...
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A Survey of the Early Geography of Western Europe, as Connected with the ...

Henry Lawes Long - 1859 - 252 páginas
...Pythagoras, was debased into confusion and worthlessness by Ptolemy and his disciples, " Who gird the sphere With centric and eccentric scribbled o'er, Cycle and epicycle, orb in orb ! " Mr. G rote (ip 334-8) alludes to the transposition of 1 Strabo x. " Hic (Strabo) quicquid geographicse...
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The poetical works of John Milton. Paradise lost and regained

John Milton - 1860
...will wield The mighty frame; how build, unbuild, contrive, To save appearances; how gird the sphere With centric and eccentric scribbled o'er, Cycle and epicycle, orb in orb: Already by thy reasoning this I guess, Who art to lead thy offspring, and supposest That bodies bright...
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Milton's Paradise lost (pr. from the text of mr. Keightley's library ed.).

John Milton - 1862
...will wield BO The mighty frame, how build, unbuild, contrive, To save appearances, how gird the sphere With centric and eccentric scribbled o'er, Cycle and epicycle, orb in orb. Already by thy reasoning this I guess, Who art to lead thy offspring, and supposest That bodies bright...
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A History of Christian Doctrine, Volumen1

William Greenough Thayer Shedd - 1863
...system, — the earth being the centre of the solar system, and the starry heavens, in Milton's phrase, " With centric and eccentric scribbled o'er, Cycle and epicycle, orb in orb." The mwal argument for the Divine Existence is found in its simplest form, in the very earliest periods...
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Household Friends for Every Season

James Thomas Fields - 1864 - 327 páginas
...will wield The mighty frame, how build, unbuild, contrive To save appearances, how gird the sphere With centric and eccentric scribbled o'er, Cycle and epicycle, orb in orb, — Already by thy reasoning this I guess. Milton might indeed appeal to certain passages in the Old...
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