Of God and His Creatures

So in the Ptolemaic system of concentric spheres making the heavens, the sphere of the moon would "comprehend and contain" the earth. Perhaps we might substitute some consideration like the following: that the orbit of the primary planet carries with it and in a manner contains the orbit of the satellite: earth and earth-way carry and involve moon and moon-way; while the sun carries all the planets, and all their 'ways' or orbits.

Of God and His Creatures: 2.46