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.
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            Or Sence ſhould make choice of no better an
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            Argument to conclude his Book withal, than
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            that which we reade at the latter end of
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            Al. </s>
            <s xml:space="preserve">Roſſ. </s>
            <s xml:space="preserve">where he infers, that the Earth does
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            not move, becauſe then the ſhadow in a Sun-
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            Dial would not be altered.</s>
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            <note symbol="*" position="left" xlink:label="note-0342-01" xlink:href="note-0342-01a" xml:space="preserve"> De Cælo,
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            lib, 2. c. 8.</note>
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            <s xml:space="preserve">2. </s>
            <s xml:space="preserve">As for the difference of Months, we ſay,
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            That the divers Illuminations of the Moon,
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            the different bigneſs of her Body, her re-
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            maining for a longer or ſhorter time in the
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            Earth's ſhadow, when ſhe is eclipſed, & </s>
            <s xml:space="preserve">c.
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            <s xml:space="preserve">may well enough be ſolved by ſuppoſing her
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            to move above our Earth, in an Eccentrical
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            Epicycle. </s>
            <s xml:space="preserve">Thus,</s>
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