HAVING had the honour to present
the first part of this Theory to Your
ROYAL VNCLE, I presume to offer the Second to Your
Majesty. This part of the Subject,
I hope, will be no less acceptable, for certainly 'tis
of no less importance. They both indeed agree in
this, That there is a WORLD made and destroy'd in either Treatise. But we are more concern'd in what is to come, than in what is past.
And as the former Books represented to us the
Rise and Fall of the First World; so These give
an account of the present Frame of Nature labouring under the last Flames, and of the Resurrection of it in the New Heavens and New
Earth: which, according to the Divine Promises,
we are to expect.
Cities that are burnt, are commonly rebuilt
more beautiful and regular than they were before.
And when this World is demolish'd by the last
Fire, He that undertakes to rear it up again,