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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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Guesses at Truth

Julius Charles Hare, Augustus William Hare - 1867 - 576 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 1 guess. Milton might indeed appeal to certain passages in the Old...
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Recent British Philosophy: A Review, with Criticisms

David Masson - 1867 - 273 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." Whether Mr. Mill has adequately met the alleged difficulty of reconciling such an idealistic theory...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: To which is Prefixed a Biography of the ...

John Milton, Edward Phillips - 1868 - 574 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, Who art to lead thy offspring, and supposest That bodies bright...
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Journal of the General Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church

David S. Monroe - 1868
...they 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:" yet every progress of thought " making confusion worse confounded." Indian idolatry has touched bottom....
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Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace to Their Source : Passages ...

John Bartlett - 1868 - 778 páginas
...her stay. Book viii. Line 43. And, touch'd by her fair tendance, glacllier grew. Book viii. Line 47. With centric and eccentric scribbled o'er, Cycle and epicycle, orb in orb. Book viii. Line 83. To know That which before us lies in daily life, Is the prime wisdom. Book viii....
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Essay on Man

Alexander Pope - 1869 - 116 páginas
...to model heaven And calculate the stars, how will they wield The mighty power ! how gird the sphere With centric and eccentric scribbled o'er, Cycle and epicycle, orb in orb 1' For it must be very doubtful if the saying of Heraclitus, brought forward by Hurd, who calls it...
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The Elements of Astronomy: For Colleges, Schools, and Private Students ...

Selim Hobart Peabody - 1869 - 336 páginas
...opinion was generally adopted by philosophers, and Milton refers to it when he speaks of the heavens as "With centric and eccentric scribbled o'er, Cycle and epicycle, orb in orb." Fig. 83. The figure shows the supposed path of Mars from 1708 to 1723. The earth is supposed to be...
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The Southern Review, Volumen5

Albert Taylor Bledsoe, Sophia M'Ilvaine Bledsoe Herrick - 1869
...puzzle, and the scheme of the universe an enigma, as profound and dark as the riddle of the Sphinx. With centric and eccentric scribbled o'er, Cycle and epicycle, orb in orb. The beautiful heavens racked the brain of man, and continually solicited his exertions to bring order...
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OUR ORIENTAL MISSIONS, VOLUME I

EDWARD THOMSON - 1870
...they 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 ;" yet every progress of thought "making confusion worse confounded." Indian idolatry has touched bottom....
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The Divine Comedy, Volumen3

Dante Alighieri - 1870
...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." See also Nichol, Solar System, p. 7 : " Nothing in later times ought to obscure the glory of Hipparchus,...
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