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.

PROP. I.

That the ſeeming Novelty and Singularity
# of this Opinion, can be no ſufficient
# Reaſon to prove it Erroneous.
IN the ſearch of Theological Truths, it
is the ſafeſt method, firſt of all to look
unto Divine Authority;
becauſe that
carries with it as clear an evidence to
our Faith, as any thing elſe can be to our
Reaſon.
But on the contrary, in the exami-
nation of Philoſophical points, it were a pre-
poſterous courſe to begin at the Teſtimony

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