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" What if the sun Be centre to the world ; and other stars, By his attractive virtue and their own Incited, dance about him various rounds... "
La Belle Assemblée - Page 66
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Painting the Heavens: Art and Science in the Age of Galileo

Eileen Reeves - Science - 1999 - 310 pages
...inescapable conclusion drawn by all who saw the cosmos as heliocentric: What if the sun Be centre to this world, and other stars By his attractive virtue and...their own Incited, dance about him various rounds? . . . If earth industrious of her self fetch day Traveling east, and with her part averse From the...
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David Levy's Guide to the Night Sky

David H. Levy - Nature - 2001 - 346 pages
...geocentric or a heliocentric universe when he answered, in Book VIII, this question posed by Adam:6 What if the Sun Be Centre to the World, and other...him various rounds? Their wandring course now high, now low, then hid, Progressive, retrograde, or standing still, In six thou seest, and what if sev'nth...
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Parallax: The Race to Measure the Cosmos

Alan W. Hirshfeld - Science - 2002 - 336 pages
...University Office of Communications. 3 What If the ¡Sun Center to the World? . . .What if the Sun Be Center to the World, and other Stars By his attractive virtue...their own Incited, dance about him various rounds'? — John Milton, Paradise Lost, Book VIII, 1697 H rock pile ceases to be a rock pile the moment a single...
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The Building in the Text: Alberti to Shakespeare and Milton

Roy Eriksen - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 194 pages
...iteration of the words "earth" and "high[est]." In lines 120-21 we learn that God has "placed heaven from earth so far, that earthly sight, / If it presume, might err in things too high" (italics added), where the key words are echoed in the final line: "not of earth only but of highest...
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Paradise Lost (Hughes Edition)

John Milton, Merritt Yerkes Hughes - Poetry - 2003 - 384 pages
...Earth. God to remove his ways from human sense, Plac'd Heav'n from Earth so far, that earthly sight, *20 If it presume, might err in things too high, And no...their own Incited, dance about him various rounds? 125 Thir wandring course now high, now low, then hid, Progressive, retrograde, or standing still, In...
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Complete Poems and Major Prose

John Milton - Poetry - 2003 - 1059 pages
...Earth. God to remove his ways from human sense, Plac'd Heav'n from Earth so far, that earthly sight, 120 If it presume, might err in things too high, And no...their own Incited, dance about him various rounds? 125 Thir wandring course now high, now low, then hid, Progressive, retrograde, or standing still, In...
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The Major Works

John Milton - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 966 pages
...God to remove his ways from human sense, Placed heaven from earth so far, that earthly sight, 1 20 If it presume, might err in things too high, And no...and other stars By his attractive virtue and their own0 Incited, dance about him various rounds? Their wandering course now high, now low, then hid,0...
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On the Shore of Nothingness: Space, Rhythm, and Semantic Structure in ...

Reuven Tsur - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 380 pages
...(84) However, in line 122, Raphael switches to the rival possibility: 7. What if the sun Be center to the world; and other stars, By his attractive virtue...their own Incited, dance about him various rounds? (122-125) Raphael does not prefer any one of these theories: it seems to him that neither can explain...
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Paradise Lost (Kastan Edition)

John Milton, David Scott Kastan - Poetry - 496 pages
...presume, might err in things too high And no advantage gain. What if the sun Be center to the world,0 and other stars, By his attractive virtue and their...own Incited, dance about him various rounds? Their wandering course now high, now low, then hid, Progressive, retrograde, or standing still In six thou...
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