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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[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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341161That the Earth may be a Planet. God, from the beginning to the end. Though
we may diſcern divers things in the World,
which may argue the infinite Wiſdom and
Power of the Author;
yet there will be al-
ways ſome Particulars left for our diſpute
and enquiry, and we ſhall never be able,
with all our induſtry, to attain a perfect
comprehenſion of the Creatures, or to find
them wholly out, from the beginning to the
end.
The Providence of God having thus con-
11Valleſ.
Sacr. Phi-
lof. c. 64.
trived it, that ſo Man might look for ano-
ther Life after this, when all his longing
and thirſt ſhall be fully ſatisfied.
For ſince
no natural Appetite is in vain, it muſt ne-
ceſſarily follow, that there is a poſſibility of
attaining ſo much knowledg, as ſhall be com-
menſurate unto thoſe deſires;
which becauſe
it is not to be had in this World, it will
behove us then to expect and provide for
another.

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