That the Earth may be a Planet.

Which becauſe they are taken for gran-

ted, without any proof, and are in them-

ſelves but weak and doubtſul: therefore the

concluſion (which always follows the worſer

part) cannot be ſtrong, and ſo will not need

any other anſwer.

ted, without any proof, and are in them-

ſelves but weak and doubtſul: therefore the

concluſion (which always follows the worſer

part) cannot be ſtrong, and ſo will not need

any other anſwer.

Arg. 1. From the vileneſs of our Earth,

becauſe it conſiſts of a more ſordid and baſe

Matter than any other part of the World;

and therefore, muſt be ſcituated in the Cen-

tre, which is the worſt place, and at the

greateſt diſtance from thoſe purer incorrup-

tible Bodies, the Heavens.

becauſe it conſiſts of a more ſordid and baſe

Matter than any other part of the World;

and therefore, muſt be ſcituated in the Cen-

tre, which is the worſt place, and at the

greateſt diſtance from thoſe purer incorrup-

tible Bodies, the Heavens.

I anſwer : This Argument does ſuppoſe

ſuch Propoſitions for Grounds, which are

not yet proved; and therefore not to be

granted. As,

ſuch Propoſitions for Grounds, which are

not yet proved; and therefore not to be

granted. As,