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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[21. The Firſt Book. That the MOON May be a WORLD. The Firſt Propoſition, by way of Preface.]
[22. Sed vanus ſtolidis hæc omnia finxerit Error.]
[23. Solis lunæq; labores.]
[24. Cum fruſtra reſonant æra auxiliaria Lunæ.]
[25. Una laboranti poterit ſuccerrere Lunæ.]
[26. Gantus & è cælo poſſunt deducere Lunam.]
[27. Cantus & ſi curru lunam deducere tentant, Et facerent, ſi non æra repulſa ſonant.]
[28. PROP. II. That a Plurality of Worlds doth not contradict any Principle of Reaſon or Faith.]
[29. Æſtuas infelix auguſto limite mundi.]
[30. PROP. III. That the Heavens do not conſiſt of any ſuch pure Matter, which can priviledge them from the like Change and Corruption, as theſe Inferiour, Bodies are liable unto.]
[31. Necnon Oceano paſci phæbumque polumq; Gredimus.]
[32. PROP. IV. That the Moon is a Solid, Compacted, Opacous Body.]
[33. PROP. V. That the Moon hath not any Light of her own.]
[34. PROP. VI. That there is a World in the Moon, bath been the direct Opinion of many Ancient, with ſome Modern Mathematicians, and may probably de deduc’d from the Tenents of others.]
[35. PROP. VII. That thoſe Spots and brighter parts, which by our ſight may be diſtinguiſhed in the Moon, do ſhew the difference betwixt the Sea and Land, in that other World.]
[36. PROP. VIII. The Spots repeſent the Sea, and the brighter parts the Land.]
[37. PROP. IX. That there are high Mountains, deep Vallies, and ſpacious Plains in the Body of the Moon.]
[38. PROP. X. That there is an Atmo-ſphæra, or an Orb of groſs, Vaporous Air, immediately encompaſſing the body of the Moon.]
[39. PROP. XI. That as their World is our Moon, ſo our World is their Moon.]
[40. Provehimur portu, terræque urbeſque recedunt.]
[41. PROP. XII.]
[42. PROP. XIII.]
[43. PROP. XIV.]
[44. FINIS.]
[45. A DISCOURSE Concerning a Rem Planet. Tending to prove That ’tis probable our EARTH is one of the PLANETS. The Second Book. By John Wilkins, late L. Biſhop of Cheſter.]
[46. LONDON: Printed by J. D. for John Gellibrand, at the Golden Ball in St. Paul’s Church-Yard. M.DC.LXXXIV.]
[47. To the Reader.]
[48. PROP. I.]
[49. PROP. II.]
[50. PROP. III.]
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That the Moon may be a World.
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            now, that neither of them hath any Patrons,
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            and therefore need no Confutation.</s>
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            <note symbol="a" position="left" xlink:label="note-0056-01" xlink:href="note-0056-01a" xml:space="preserve">Lib. 9.
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            Archite-
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            cturœ.</note>
            <note symbol="b" position="left" xlink:label="note-0056-02" xlink:href="note-0056-02a" xml:space="preserve">Narratio
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            Pſalmorum.
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            item.ep. 119</note>
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            <s xml:space="preserve">’Tis agreed upon by all ſides, that this
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            Planet receives moſt of her Light from the
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            Sun; </s>
            <s xml:space="preserve">but the cheif controverſie is, whether
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            or no ſhe hath any of her own? </s>
            <s xml:space="preserve">The greater
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            Multitude affirm this. </s>
            <s xml:space="preserve">Gardan amongſt the reſt
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            is very confident of it, and he thinks that if any
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            of us were in the Moon at the time of her
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            greateſt Eclipſe, Lunam aſpiceremus non ſecus ac
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            innumeris cereis ſplendidiſſimis accenſis atque in
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            eas oculis defixis cœcutiremus. </s>
            <s xml:space="preserve">‘We ſhould
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            ‘perceive ſo great a Brightneſs of our own,
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            ‘that would blind us with the meer Sight, and
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            ‘when ſhe is enlightned by the Sun, then no
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            ‘Eagles Eye (if there were any there) is able
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            ‘to look upon her. </s>
            <s xml:space="preserve">This Gardan ſays, and he
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            does but ſay it, without bringing any Proof
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            for its Confirmation. </s>
            <s xml:space="preserve">However I will ſet
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            down the Arguments that are uſually urged
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            for this Opinion, and they are taken either from
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            Scripture, or Reaſon; </s>
            <s xml:space="preserve">from Scripture is urged
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            that Place, 1 Gor. </s>
            <s xml:space="preserve">15. </s>
            <s xml:space="preserve">where it is ſaid, There
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            is one Glory of the Sun, and another Glory of the
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            Moon. </s>
            <s xml:space="preserve">Ulyſſes Albergettus urges that in Math. </s>
            <s xml:space="preserve">24.
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            <s xml:space="preserve">20. </s>
            <s xml:space="preserve">ἡ σελ{ήν}η {οὐ} δωσ{ετ} τὸ φέ{γγ} {ος} ἀυτῆς The Moon
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            ſhall not give her Light: </s>
            <s xml:space="preserve">therefore (ſays he)
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            ſhe hath ſome of her own.</s>
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            <note position="right" xlink:label="note-0057-01" xlink:href="note-0057-01a" xml:space="preserve">De Subt il,
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            lib. 4.</note>
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            <s xml:space="preserve">But to theſe we may eaſily Anſwer, that
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            the Glory and Light there ſpoken of, may be
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            ſaid to be hers, though it be derived, as you
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            may ſee in many other Inſtances.</s>
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            <s xml:space="preserve">The Arguments from Reaſon are taken ei-
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            ther,</s>
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            <s xml:space="preserve">1. </s>
            <s xml:space="preserve">From that Light which is Diſcern'd in</s>
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