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.
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            more obſcure. </s>
            <s xml:space="preserve">But as they do always in their
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            Mutual Viciſſitudes participate of one anothers
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            Light; </s>
            <s xml:space="preserve">ſo alſo do they partake of the ſame
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            Defects and Darkenings; </s>
            <s xml:space="preserve">for when our Moon
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            is Eclipſed, then is their Sun darkened; </s>
            <s xml:space="preserve">and
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            when our Sun is Eclipſed, then is their Moon
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            deprived of its Light, as you may ſee affrmed
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            by Meſlin. </s>
            <s xml:space="preserve">Quod ſi terram nobis ex alto liceret
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            intueri, quemadmodum deficientem lunam ex
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            longinque ſpectare poſſumus, videremus tempore
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            Eclipſis ſolis terræ aliquam partem lumine ſolis
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            deficere, eodem planè modo ſicut ex oppoſitio luna de-
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            ficit. </s>
            <s xml:space="preserve">‘If we might behold this Globe of Earth
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            ‘at the ſame diſtance, as we do the Moon in
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            ‘her Defect, we might diſcern ſome part of it
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            ‘darkened in the Suns Eclipſes, juſt ſo as the
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            ‘Moon is in hers. </s>
            <s xml:space="preserve">For as our Moon is Eclip-
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            ſed by the Interpoſition of our earth, ſo is their
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            Moon Eclipſed by the Interpoſition of theirs.
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            <s xml:space="preserve">The manner of this Mutual Illumination be-
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            twixt theſe two you may plainly diſcern in this
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            Figure following.</s>
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            <note position="right" xlink:label="note-0115-01" xlink:href="note-0115-01a" xml:space="preserve">Scal. exerc.
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            62.</note>
            <note position="left" xlink:label="note-0116-01" xlink:href="note-0116-01a" xml:space="preserve">Epic. Aſtro
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            1.4. part. 2.</note>
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