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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[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.]
[51. PROP. IV.]
[52. PROP. V.]
[53. PROP. VI.]
[54. PROP. VII. PROP. VIII. PROP. IX. PROP. X.]
[55. That the EARTH May be a PLANET. PROP. I.]
[56. PROP. II.]
[57. PROP. III.]
[58. PROP. IV.]
[59. PROP. V. That the Scripture, in its proper conſtru-ction, does not any where affirm the Immobility of the Earth.]
[60. PROP. VI. That there is not any Argument from the Words of Scripture, Principles of Na-ture, or Obſervations in Aſtronomy, which can ſuſſiciently evidence the Earth to be in the Gentre of the Uni-verſe.]
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That the Moon may be a World.
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            more obſcure. </s>
            <s xml:space="preserve">But as they do always in their
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            Mutual Viciſſitudes participate of one anothers
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            Light; </s>
            <s xml:space="preserve">ſo alſo do they partake of the ſame
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            Defects and Darkenings; </s>
            <s xml:space="preserve">for when our Moon
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            is Eclipſed, then is their Sun darkened; </s>
            <s xml:space="preserve">and
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            when our Sun is Eclipſed, then is their Moon
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            deprived of its Light, as you may ſee affrmed
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            by Meſlin. </s>
            <s xml:space="preserve">Quod ſi terram nobis ex alto liceret
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            intueri, quemadmodum deficientem lunam ex
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            longinque ſpectare poſſumus, videremus tempore
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            Eclipſis ſolis terræ aliquam partem lumine ſolis
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            deficere, eodem planè modo ſicut ex oppoſitio luna de-
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            ficit. </s>
            <s xml:space="preserve">‘If we might behold this Globe of Earth
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            ‘at the ſame diſtance, as we do the Moon in
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            ‘her Defect, we might diſcern ſome part of it
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            ‘darkened in the Suns Eclipſes, juſt ſo as the
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            ‘Moon is in hers. </s>
            <s xml:space="preserve">For as our Moon is Eclip-
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            ſed by the Interpoſition of our earth, ſo is their
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            Moon Eclipſed by the Interpoſition of theirs.
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            <s xml:space="preserve">The manner of this Mutual Illumination be-
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            twixt theſe two you may plainly diſcern in this
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            Figure following.</s>
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