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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            them at the leaſt four Miles Perpendicular.
            <s xml:id="echoid-s1294" xml:space="preserve">This I ſhall prove from the Obſervation of Ga-
            lilæus, whoſe Glaſs can ſhew to the ſenſe a
            proof beyond exception; </s>
            <s xml:id="echoid-s1295" xml:space="preserve">and certainly that
            Man muſt be of a moſt timorous Faith, who
            dares not believe his own Eye.</s>
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            <s xml:id="echoid-s1297" xml:space="preserve">By that Perſpective you may plainly diſ-
            cern ſome enlightned parts (which are the
            Mountains) to be diſtant from the other about
            the twentieth part of the Diameter. </s>
            <s xml:id="echoid-s1298" xml:space="preserve">From
            whence it will follow, that thoſe Mountains
            muſt neceſſarily be at the leaſt, four Italian
            Miles in height.</s>
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            <s xml:id="echoid-s1300" xml:space="preserve">For let B D E F be the Body of the Moon,
            A B C will be aRay or Beam of the Sun, which
            enlightens a Mountain at A, and B is the point
            of Contingency; </s>
            <s xml:id="echoid-s1301" xml:space="preserve">the diſtance betwixt A and
            B muſt be ſuppos'd to be the twentieth part
            of the Diameter, which is an 100 Miles, for
            ſo far are ſome enlightned parts ſever'd from
            the common term of Illumination. </s>
            <s xml:id="echoid-s1302" xml:space="preserve">Now </s>