GALILÆUS Galilæus Lyncæus, HIS SYSTEME OF THE WORLD.
The First Dialogue.
INTERLOCUTORS.SALVIATUS, SAGREDUS, and SIMPLICIUS.SALVIATUS.
It was our yesterdayes resolution, and agreement, that we should to day discourse the most distinctly, and particularly we could possible, of the natural reasons, and their efficacy that have been hitherto alledged on the one or other part, by the maintainers of the Positions, Aristotelian,and Ptolomaique; and by the followers
|Copernicus reputeth the earth œ Globe like to a Planet.
of the Copernican Systeme
: And because Copernicus
placing the Earth among the moveable Bodies of Heaven, comes to constitute a Globe for the same like to a Planet; it would be good that we began our disputation with the examination of what, and how great the energy of the Peripateticks
arguments is, when they demonstrate, that this Hypothesis
is impos-A sible