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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            <s xml:space="preserve">In which kind of Hypotheſis there will be a
            double difference of Motion. </s>
            <s xml:space="preserve">The one cauſed
            by the different ſcituation of the Moon's Bo-
            dy in its own Eccentrick. </s>
            <s xml:space="preserve">The other by the
            different ſcituation of the Moons Orb in the
            Earth's Eccentrick: </s>
            <s xml:space="preserve">which is ſo exactly an-
            ſwerable to the Motions and Appearances of
            this Planet, that from hence Lansbergius draws
            an Argument for this Syſtem of the Heavens,
            which in the ſtrength of his confidence he
            calls, Demonſtr ationem ’ζπιςηγεονιυUlot;</s>
            <s xml:space="preserve">ù, cui nullâ
            ratione poteſt contradici.</s>
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            <s xml:space="preserve">4. </s>
            <s xml:space="preserve">As for the difference betwixt Winter
            and Summer; </s>
            <s xml:space="preserve">betwixt the number and length
            of Days, which appertain to each of thoſe
            Seaſons: </s>
            <s xml:space="preserve">the ſeeming motion of the Sun from
            one Sign to another in the Zodiack: </s>
            <s xml:space="preserve">All this
            may eaſily be ſolved, by ſuppoſing the Earth
            to move in an Eccentrical Orb about the Sun.
            <s xml:space="preserve">Thus,</s>
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