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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            it follows rather on the contrary, That theſe
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            Circles are equally diſtant and proportional
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            in their parts, in reſpect of the Earth, be-
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            cauſe it is our Eye that deſcribes them about
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            the Centre of it.</s>
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            <s xml:space="preserve">So that though a far greater part of the
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            World did appear at one time than at ano-
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            ther; </s>
            <s xml:space="preserve">yet in reſpect of thoſe Circles which
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            our Eye deſcribes about the Earth, all that
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            we could ſee at once, would ſeem to be but
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            a perfect Hemiſphere: </s>
            <s xml:space="preserve">As may be manifeſted
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            by this following Figure.</s>
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            <s xml:space="preserve">Where if we ſuppoſe A to be our Earth,
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            BCDE one of the great Circles which</s>
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