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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That the Moon may be a World.
Policy, whether true or falſe, but ſome of them,
by a Cabaliſtical Interpretation can Father it
upon a dark place of Scripture, or (if need be)
upon a Text that is clean contrary.
There be-
ing not any abſurdity ſo groſs and incredible,
for which theſe Abuſers of the Text, will not
find out an Argument.
Whereas, ’tis the more
natural way, and ſhould be obſerved in all Con-
troverſies, to apply unto every thing, the pro-
per proofs of it;
and when we deal with Phi-
loſophical Truths, to keep our ſelves within
the Bounds of Humane Reaſon and Authority.

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