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2. Ex Libris James S. Dearden Rampside
3. A DISCOVERY OF A New , OR,
4. In Two Parts.
5. The Fifth Edition Corrected and Amended. LONDON,
6. The Epiſtle to the READER.
7. The Propoſitions that are proved in this Diſcourſe. PROPOSITION I.
8. PROP. II.
9. PROP. III.
10. PROP. IV.
11. PROP. V.
12. PROP. VI.
13. PROP. VII.
14. PROP. VIII.
15. PROP. IX.
16. PROP. X.
17. PROP. XI.
18. PROP. XII.
19. PROP. XIII.
20. PROP. XIV.
21. The Firſt Book. That the MOON May be a WORLD. The Firſt Propoſition, by way of Preface.
22. Sed vanus ſtolidis hæc omnia finxerit Error.
23. Solis lunæq; labores.
24. Cum fruſtra reſonant æra auxiliaria Lunæ.
25. Una laboranti poterit ſuccerrere Lunæ.
26. Gantus & è cælo poſſunt deducere Lunam.
27. Cantus & ſi curru lunam deducere tentant,
Et facerent, ſi non æra repulſa ſonant.
28. PROP. II. That a Plurality of Worlds doth not contradict any Principle of Reaſon or Faith.
29. Æſtuas infelix auguſto limite mundi.
30. PROP. III. That the Heavens do not conſiſt of any ſuch pure Matter, which can priviledge them from the like Change and Corruption, as theſe Inferiour, Bodies are liable unto.
31. Necnon Oceano paſci phæbumque polumq; Gredimus.
32. PROP. IV. That the Moon is a Solid, Compacted, Opacous Body.
33. PROP. V. That the Moon hath not any Light of her own.
34. PROP. VI. That there is a World in the Moon, bath been the direct Opinion of many Ancient, with ſome Modern Mathematicians, and may probably de deduc’d from the Tenents of others.
35. PROP. VII. That thoſe Spots and brighter parts, which by our ſight may be diſtinguiſhed in the Moon, do ſhew the difference betwixt the Sea and Land, in that other World.
36. PROP. VIII. The Spots repeſent the Sea, and the brighter parts the Land.
37. PROP. IX. That there are high Mountains, deep Vallies, and ſpacious Plains in the Body of the Moon.
38. PROP. X. That there is an Atmo-ſphæra, or an Orb of groſs, Vaporous Air, immediately encompaſſing the body of the Moon.
39. PROP. XI. That as their World is our Moon, ſo our World is their Moon.
40. Provehimur portu, terræque urbeſque recedunt.
41. PROP. XII.
42. PROP. XIII.
43. PROP. XIV.
45. A DISCOURSE Concerning a Rem Planet. Tending to prove That ’tis probable our EARTH is one of the PLANETS. The Second Book. By John Wilkins, late L. Biſhop of Cheſter.
46. LONDON: Printed by J. D. for John Gellibrand, at the Golden Ball in St. Paul’s Church-Yard. M.DC.LXXXIV.
47. To the Reader.
48. PROP. I.
49. PROP. II.
50. PROP. III.
51. PROP. IV.
52. PROP. V.
53. PROP. VI.
54. PROP. VII. PROP. VIII. PROP. IX. PROP. X.
55. That the EARTH May be a PLANET. PROP. I.
56. PROP. II.
57. PROP. III.
58. PROP. IV.
59. PROP. V. That the Scripture, in its proper conſtru-ction, does not any where affirm the Immobility of the Earth.
60. PROP. VI. That there is not any Argument from the Words of Scripture, Principles of Na-ture, or Obſervations in Aſtronomy, which can ſuſſiciently evidence the Earth to be in the Gentre of the Uni-verſe.
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.