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.
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            Weſtward: </s>
            <s xml:space="preserve">I ſay, if the Motion of the
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            Heavens, which are ſmooth Bodies, may be
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            able to carry with it ſo great a part of the
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            Elementary World: </s>
            <s xml:space="preserve">or if the rugged parts
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            of the Moon's Body, be able to carry with
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            it ſo great a part of the Air, as Fromondus
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            (Ant. </s>
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            <s xml:space="preserve">16.) </s>
            <s xml:space="preserve">affirms; </s>
            <s xml:space="preserve">much more then may
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            our Earth, which is a rugged mountanous
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            Body, be able to turn about ſo little a part
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            of the World, as that vaporous Air next
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            unto it.</s>
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            <s xml:space="preserve">Suppoſe the inward Circle to repreſent
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            the Earth; </s>
            <s xml:space="preserve">and the outward, the thicker
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            Air which encompaſſes it. </s>
            <s xml:space="preserve">Now it is eaſily
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            conceivable, that the revolution of ſo great
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            a Body as this. </s>
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