Wilkins, John, A discovery of a new world : or a discourse tending to prove, that 'tis probable there may be another Habitable World in the Moon ; with a discourse concerning the Probability of a Passage thither; unto which is added, a discourse concerning a New Planet, tending to prove, that 'tis probable our earth is one of the Planets

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To the Reader.

NOt to trouble you with an
Invective againſt thoſe mul-
titudes of Pamphlets which
are every day preſt into the World;
or an Apologie, why this was pub-
liſhed amongſt the reſt (the uſual
Matter for ſuch kind of Epiſtles):

Let me in brief preadmoniſh you
ſomething concerning the chief
Scope and Manner of this follow-
ing Diſcourſe.
1. ’Tis not the purpoſe of it, to
ſet down an exact Treatiſe of this
kind of Aſtronomy;
but rather to
remove thoſe common Prejudices,
which uſually deter Men from tak-
ing any Argument tending this way,
into their conſiderations.
For we
may obſerve, that in thoſe Points
which are cried down by the more

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