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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            this concluſion, That in all Eclipſes, the Earth
            is in ſuch a ſtreight Line, (betwixt the two
            Luminaries) whoſe extremities do point
            unto oppoſite parts of the Zodiack. </s>
            <s xml:id="echoid-s4022" xml:space="preserve">Now tho
            our Adverſaries ſhould ſuppoſe (as Coperni-
            cus does) the Earth to be ſcituated in that
            which they would have to be the Sun's Orb;
            <s xml:id="echoid-s4023" xml:space="preserve">yet would there not be any Eclipſe, but when
            the Sun and Moon were diametrically oppo-
            ſite, and our Earth betwixt them: </s>
            <s xml:id="echoid-s4024" xml:space="preserve">As may
            clearly be manifeſted by this Figure, where
            you ſee the two Luminaries in oppoſite Signs: </s>
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            and according as any part of our Earth is
            ſcituated by its diurnal Revolution, ſo will
            every Eclipſe be either viſible, or not viſible
            unto it.</s>
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