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.
Some of the Ancients have thought, that
the Heavenly Bodies have ſtood in need of
Plutarch
de plac.
philoſ. l. 2.
c. 17.
Nat. Hiſt.
l. 2. c. 9.
Nat. quæſt.
lib. 2. c. 5.
Nouriſhment from the Elements, by which
they were continually Fed, and ſo had divers
Alterations by reaſon of their Food?
Fathered on Heraclitus, followed by that great
Naturaliſt Pliny, and in general attributed toall the Stoicks.
You may ſee Seneca expreſly

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