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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The Propositions that
are inſiſted on in this Diſcourſe.
PROP. I.
THat the ſeeming Novelty and Singularity
# of this Opinion, can be no ſufficient Rea-
# ſon to prove it Erroneus.
PROP. II.
That the places of Scripture, which ſeem to in-
# timate the Diurnal Motion of the Sun, or
# Heavens, are fairly capable of another in-
# terpretation.
PROP. III.
That the Holy Ghoſt, in many places of Scrip-
# ture, does plainly conform his Expreſſions to
# the Error of our Conceits, and does not ſpeak,
# of ſundry things as they are in themſelves, but
# as they appear unto us.
PROP. IV.
That divers learned men have fallen into great
# Abſurdities, whilſt they have looked for the
# Grounds of Philoſophy from the Words of
# Scripture.
PROP. V.
That the words of Scripture, in their

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