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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292112That the Earth may be a Planet. Weſtward: I ſay, if the Motion of the
Heavens, which are ſmooth Bodies, may be
able to carry with it ſo great a part of the
Elementary World:
or if the rugged parts
of the Moon's Body, be able to carry with
it ſo great a part of the Air, as Fromondus
(Ant.
c. 16.) affirms; much more then may
our Earth, which is a rugged mountanous
Body, be able to turn about ſo little a part
of the World, as that vaporous Air next
unto it.
11[Figure 11]
Suppoſe the inward Circle to repreſent
the Earth;
and the outward, the thicker
Air which encompaſſes it.
Now it is eaſily
conceivable, that the revolution of ſo great
a Body as this.
Globe of Earth, may

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