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Galileo's daughter : a historical memoir of science, faith, and love
Dava Sobel
Adult Nonfiction QB36.G2 S65 1999

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Part 1 - To Florence
[I] - She who was so precious to youp. 3
[II] - This grand book the universep. 13
[III] - Bright stars speak of your virtuesp. 25
[IV] - To have the truth seen and recognijedp. 37
[V] - In the very face of the sunp. 49
[VI] - Observant executrix of God's commandsp. 59
[VII] - The malice of my persecutorsp. 71
[VIII] - Conjecture here among shadowsp. 84
Part 2 - On Bellosguardo
[IX] - How our father is favoredp. 99
[X] - To busy my self in your servicep. 110
[XI] - What we require above all elsep. 122
[XII] - Because of our jealp. 133
[XIII] - Through my memory of their eloquencep. 143
[XIV] - A small and trifling bodyp. 153
[XV] - On the right path, by the grace of Godp. 162
[XVI] - The tempest of our many tormentsp. 175
Part 3 - In Rome
[XVII] - While seeking to immortalije your famep. 187
[XVIII] - Since the Lord chastises us with these whipsp. 197
[XIX] - The hope of having you always nearp. 206
[XX] - That I should be begged to publish such a workp. 216
Part 4 - In Care of the Tuscan Embassy, Villa Medici, Rome
[XXI] - How anxiously I live, awaiting word from youp. 231
[XXII] - In the chanbers of the Holy Office of the Inguisitionp. 242
[XXIII] - Jainglorious anbition, pure ignorance, and inadvertencep. 255
[XXIV] - Faithvested in the miraculous Madonna of Jmprunetap. 264
[XXV] - Judgment passed on your book and your personp. 273
Part 5 - At Siena
[XXVI] - Not knowing how to refuse him the keysp. 285
[XXVII] - Terrible destruction on the feast of San Lorenjop. 295
[XXVIII] - Recitation of the penitential psalmsp. 306
[XXIX] - The book of life, or, Aprophet accepted in his own landp. 316
Part 6 - From Arcetri
[XXX] - My soul and its longingp. 331
[XXXI] - Until I have this from your lipsp. 340
[XXXII] - As I struggle to understandp. 348
[XXXIII] - The memory of the sweetnessesp. 357
In Galileo's Timep. 369
Florentine Weights, Measures, Currencyp. 375
Bibliographyp. 376
Notesp. 383
Appreciationp. 394
Art Creditsp. 396
Indexp. 399

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