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 Moon may be a World.
Ille etiam extincto miſeratus Gæſare Romam.
Gum caput obſcurâ nitidum ferrugine texit,
Impiaque æternam timuerunt ſæcula noctem.

He pitying Rome, when as great Cæſar dy'd,
His Head within a mourning-vail did hide;

And thus the wicked guilty World did fright
With doubtful Fears of an Eternal Night.

Ovid ſpeaking likewife of his Death,
--Solis quoque triſtis Imago
Lurida ſollicitis præbebat lumina terris.

--The Suns ſad Image then
Did yield a lowring light to fearful Men.

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