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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That the Earth may be a Planet.
in it all kind of Truths; and that every
meaning was true, which by the Letter of
it, or by Cabaliſtical Interpretations, might
be found out.
Now as it hath been with them, ſo like-
wiſe hath it hapned in proportion unto o-
thers;
who by a ſuperſtitious adhering un-
to the bare words of Scripture, have expo-
ſed themſelves unto many ſtrange Errors.
Thus S. Baſil holds, That next to the Sun,Enarrat.
in Gen.
the Moon is bigger than any of the Stars,
becauſe Moſes does call them only two great
Lights.

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