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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10088That the Moon may be a World. of the Hegheſt. Nay, Solinus (whom I ſhould
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rather believe in this kind) affirms, that this
gives his ſhadow quite over the Sea,
Macedon to the Iſle of Lemnos, which is
Furlongs, or 84 Miles, and yet according
the common Reckoning, it doth ſcarce reach
Miles up wards, in its Perpendicular height.

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