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 Earth may be a Planet.
nicus’s obſervations, and did intend to write
Ibid.a Commentary upon his other Works, but
that he was taken out of this Life before he
could finiſh thoſe reſolutions.
Unto theſe
alſo I might add the names of Gilbert, Keplar,
Gallilæus, with ſundry others, who have much
beautified and confirmed this Hypotheſis, with
their new inventions.
Nay, I may ſafely af-
firm, that amongſt the variety of thoſe Opi-
nions that are in Aſtronomy, there are more (of
thoſe which have skill in it) that are of this
Opinion, not only than any other, but
than all the reſt put together.
So that now
it is a greater Argument of Singularity to
oppoſe it.

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