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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That the Earth may be a Planet.
upon the Seas, and eſtabliſhed it upon the Floods:
Of which Places, ſaith Calvin, Non diſput at
Philoſophicè David, de terræ ſitu;
ſed popula-
riter loquens, ad rudium captum ſe accommodat:

’T was not David’s intent to ſpeak Philoſo-
phically concerning the Earth's ſcituation;

but rather, by uſing a popular Phraſe, to
accommodate his Speech unto the Capacities
of the ruder People.

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