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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            God, from the beginning to the end. </s>
            <s xml:id="echoid-s5192" xml:space="preserve">Though
            we may diſcern divers things in the World,
            which may argue the infinite Wiſdom and
            Power of the Author; </s>
            <s xml:id="echoid-s5193" xml:space="preserve">yet there will be al-
            ways ſome Particulars left for our diſpute
            and enquiry, and we ſhall never be able,
            with all our induſtry, to attain a perfect
            comprehenſion of the Creatures, or to find
            them wholly out, from the beginning to the
            <s xml:id="echoid-s5194" xml:space="preserve"/>
            <s xml:id="echoid-s5195" xml:space="preserve">The Providence of God having thus con-
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              Sacr. Phi-
              lof. c. 64.</note>
            trived it, that ſo Man might look for ano-
            ther Life after this, when all his longing
            and thirſt ſhall be fully ſatisfied. </s>
            <s xml:id="echoid-s5196" xml:space="preserve">For ſince
            no natural Appetite is in vain, it muſt ne-
            ceſſarily follow, that there is a poſſibility of
            attaining ſo much knowledg, as ſhall be com-
            menſurate unto thoſe deſires; </s>
            <s xml:id="echoid-s5197" xml:space="preserve">which becauſe
            it is not to be had in this World, it will
            behove us then to expect and provide for
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