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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            Or Sence ſhould make choice of no better an
            Argument to conclude his Book withal, than
            that which we reade at the latter end of
            Al. </s>
            <s xml:id="echoid-s5210" xml:space="preserve">Roſſ. </s>
            <s xml:id="echoid-s5211" xml:space="preserve">where he infers, that the Earth does
            not move, becauſe then the ſhadow in a Sun-
            Dial would not be altered.</s>
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            <s xml:id="echoid-s5213" xml:space="preserve">2. </s>
            <s xml:id="echoid-s5214" xml:space="preserve">As for the difference of Months, we ſay,
            That the divers Illuminations of the Moon,
            the different bigneſs of her Body, her re-
            maining for a longer or ſhorter time in the
            Earth's ſhadow, when ſhe is eclipſed, & </s>
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            <s xml:id="echoid-s5216" xml:space="preserve">may well enough be ſolved by ſuppoſing her
            to move above our Earth, in an Eccentrical
            Epicycle. </s>
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