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|Named Person:||Galileo Galilei; Maria Celeste Galilei; Galileo Galilei; Maria Celeste Galilei|
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|Description:||ix, 420 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.|
|Contents:||To Florence. She who was so precious to you ; This grand book the universe ; Bright stars speak of your virtues ; To have the truth seen and recognized ; In the very face of the sun ; Observant executrix of God's commands ; Malice of my persecutors ; Conjecture here among shadows --
On Bellosguardo. How our father is favored ; To busy myself in your service ; What we require above all else ; Because of our zeal ; Through my memory of their eloquence ; Small and trifling body ; On the right path, by the grace of God ; Tempest of our many torments --
In Rome. While seeking to immortalize your fame ; Since the Lord chastises us with those whips ; Hope of having you always near ; That I should be begged to publish such a work --
In care of the Tuscan Embassy, Villa Medici, Rome. How anxiously I live, awaiting word from you ; In the chambers of the Holy Office of the Inquisition ; Vainglorious ambition, pure ignorance, and inadvertence ; Faith vested in the miraculous Madonna of Impruneta ; Judgment passed on your book and your person --
At Siena. Not knowing how to refuse him the keys ; Terrible destruction on the feast of San Lorenzo ; Recitation of the penitential psalms ; Book of life, or, a prophet accepted in his own land --
From Arcetri. My soul and its longing ; Until I have this from your lips ; As I struggle to understand ; Memory of the sweetnesses --
In Galileo's time --
Florentine weights, measures, currency.
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