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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            Day of Judgment; </s>
            <s xml:id="echoid-s4723" xml:space="preserve">which they prove from
            iſa. </s>
            <s xml:id="echoid-s4724" xml:space="preserve">60. </s>
            <s xml:id="echoid-s4725" xml:space="preserve">20. </s>
            <s xml:id="echoid-s4726" xml:space="preserve">Thy Sun ſhall no more go down,
            neitber ſhall thy Moon withdraw it ſelf. </s>
            <s xml:id="echoid-s4727" xml:space="preserve">So
            likewiſe, Rev. </s>
            <s xml:id="echoid-s4728" xml:space="preserve">10. </s>
            <s xml:id="echoid-s4729" xml:space="preserve">6. </s>
            <s xml:id="echoid-s4730" xml:space="preserve">The Angel ſwears, that
            there ſhall be time no longer: </s>
            <s xml:id="echoid-s4731" xml:space="preserve">and therefore
            the Heavens muſt reſt, ſince by their motion
            it is that Time is meaſured. </s>
            <s xml:id="echoid-s4732" xml:space="preserve">And st. </s>
            <s xml:id="echoid-s4733" xml:space="preserve">Paul
            ſays, Rom. </s>
            <s xml:id="echoid-s4734" xml:space="preserve">8. </s>
            <s xml:id="echoid-s4735" xml:space="preserve">20. </s>
            <s xml:id="echoid-s4736" xml:space="preserve">That all the Creatures are
            made ſubject to Vanity. </s>
            <s xml:id="echoid-s4737" xml:space="preserve">Now this can be no
            other in the Heavens, than the Vanity of
            Motion, which the Wife Man ſpeaks of,
            Eccleſ. </s>
            <s xml:id="echoid-s4738" xml:space="preserve">1. </s>
            <s xml:id="echoid-s4739" xml:space="preserve">4. </s>
            <s xml:id="echoid-s4740" xml:space="preserve">The Sun riſeth, and the Sun goeth
            down, &</s>
            <s xml:id="echoid-s4741" xml:space="preserve">c.</s>
            <s xml:id="echoid-s4742" xml:space="preserve"/>
            <s xml:id="echoid-s4743" xml:space="preserve">To theſe it may be anſwered:</s>
            <s xml:id="echoid-s4744" xml:space="preserve"/>
            <s xml:id="echoid-s4745" xml:space="preserve">Ad 1, & </s>
            <s xml:id="echoid-s4746" xml:space="preserve">2. </s>
            <s xml:id="echoid-s4747" xml:space="preserve">In the firſt you may note a
            manifeſt contradiction, when he will have
            the Earth to be hotter than the Water, by
            reaſon of this motion; </s>
            <s xml:id="echoid-s4748" xml:space="preserve">when as notwith-
            ſtanding he acknowledges the Water to
            move along with it; </s>
            <s xml:id="echoid-s4749" xml:space="preserve">and therefore too, in
            the next Line, he infers that the Water,
            becauſe of that heat and rarefaction which
            it receives from this motion with the Earth,
            muſt be incapable of ſo much cold, as to
            be congealed into Ice.</s>
            <s xml:id="echoid-s4750" xml:space="preserve"/>
            <s xml:id="echoid-s4751" xml:space="preserve">But unto that which may be conceived to
            be his meaning in this and the next Argu-
            ment: </s>
            <s xml:id="echoid-s4752" xml:space="preserve">I anſwer, If he had fully underſtood
            this Opinion which he oppoſes, he would
            eaſily have apprehended, that it could not
            be prejudiced by either of theſe Conſequen-
            ces. </s>
            <s xml:id="echoid-s4753" xml:space="preserve">For we ſuppoſe, that not only this
            Globe of Earth and Water, but alſo all the
            vaporous Air which invirons it, are </s>