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sionnach commented on the word e pur si muove
And yet it moves.
attributed to Galileo, regarding the earth. Possibly apocryphal.
June 17, 2009
bilby commented on the word e pur si muove
Worth noting that the 'move' bit is not the plain cardboard muovere but the reflexive muoversi, which in this case implies (that the earth has) movement of its own accord.
qroqqa commented on the word e pur si muove
Also written with the first two words fused as eppur, showing the raddoppiamento sintattico.
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