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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[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.]
[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.]
[61. PROP. VII. Tis probable that the Sun is in the Gentre of the World.]
[62. PROP. VIII. That there is not any ſufficient reaſon to prove the Earth incapable of thoſe mo-tions which Copernicus aſcribes un-to it.]
[63. Provebimur portu, terræque, verbeſq; recedunt.]
[64. PROP. IX. That it is more probable the Earth does move, than the Sun or Heavens.]
[65. PROP. X. That this Hypotheſis is exactly agreeable to common appearances.]
[66. Quicunq; ſolam mente præcipiti petit]
[67. Brevem replere non valentis ambitum, # Pudebit aucti nominis.]
[68. FINIS.]
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That the Earth may be a Planet.
Pyramids which were built to perpetuate
the memory of their Founders, ſhall ſooner
periſh and moulder away into their Primi-
tive Duſt, than the Names of ſuch Wor-
thies ſhall be forgotten.
The Monuments
of Learning are more durable than the Mo-
numents of Wealth or Power.
All which Encouragements may be abun-
dantly enough to ſtir up any conſidering
Man, to beſtow ſome part of his time in the
ſtudy and inquiſition of theſe Truths.
Fœlices animæ, quibus hæc cognoſcere primum,
# Inq;
domos ſuperas ſcandere cura fuit.


Books ſold by John Gellibrand, at the
# Golden Ball in St.
Pauls Church-Yard.
BOneti Anatomia. 2 Vol. ir Folio.
Zodiacus Medico-Gallicus, pro 3 Annis. 40
Bp VVilkins Sermons, and Beauty of Provi-
# dence.
In Octavo.
Pluturch’s Morals, tranſlated from the Greek
# by ſeveral Hands.
In Oetavo.
Remarks upon the deplorable Fall of the
# Emperor Julian.
In Zuarto.
A Triennial Viſitation-Sermon, preach’d at
# Reading, before Seth L.
Biſhop of Salisbury.
# By John Barrow Prebend of VVindſor.
Baudrandi Geographia ordine literarum diſpo-
# ſita.
2 Vol. in Fol. Paris. 1682.

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