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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            <s xml:id="echoid-s1234" xml:space="preserve">Suppoſe ABCD to repreſent the appea-
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            rance of the Moons Body being in a Sextile,
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            you may ſee ſome brighter parts Separated at
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            a pretty diſtance from the other, which can be
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            nothing elſe but a Reflexion of the Sun-Beams,
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            upon ſome parts that are higher than the reſt,
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            and thoſe Obſcure Gibboſities which ſtand our
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            towards the enlightened parts, muſt be ſuch
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            Hollow and Deep Places, whereto the Rays
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            cannot Reach. </s>
            <s xml:id="echoid-s1235" xml:space="preserve">But when the Moon is got far-
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            ther off from the Sun, and come to that fulneſs
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            as this Line BD doth repreſent her under, then
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            do theſe parts alſo receive an equalLight, excep-
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