WORLDLY's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of worldly
Definition:
a. relating to man and the planet earth, physical as opposed to spiritual; experienced in human affairs
Example:
I have been very fortunate in worldly matters; many men have worked much harder, and not succeeded half so well.
Sentence in Classic:
Banish from your minds all worldly thoughts and think only of the last things, death, judgement, hell, and heaven.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
The boy mused awhile over the substantial change which had taken place in his worldly circumstances, and then wended toward headquarters to report.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain Context
She was vexed, too, that from all she could learn of this connection it was not that brilliant, graceful, worldly liaison which she would have welcomed, but a sort of Wertherish, desperate passion, so she was told, which might well lead him into imprudence.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
During all this difficult time Alexey Alexandrovitch had noticed that his worldly acquaintances, especially women, took a peculiar interest in him and his wife.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Prince Andrew always became specially keen when he had to guide a young man and help him to worldly success.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Behold me so attired, and with my little worldly all before me in a small trunk, sitting, a lone lorn child (as Mrs.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
My worldly affairs began to wear a gloomy appearance, and I was pressed for money by more than one creditor.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
Bounderby, though a graceless person, of the world worldly, I feel the utmost interest, I assure you, in what you tell me.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens Context
And in truth the prince who seeks for worldly glory should desire to be the ruler of a corrupt city; not that, like C├Žsar, he may destroy it, but that, like Romulus, he may restore it; since man cannot hope for, nor Heaven offer any better opportunity of fame.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
She was fond of pictures and flowers, and of sentimental fiction, and she could not help thinking that the possession of such tastes ennobled her desire for worldly advantages.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
The monk he instantly knew to be the Prior of Jorvaulx Abbey, well known for many miles around as a lover of the chase, of the banquet, and, if fame did him not wrong, of other worldly pleasures still more inconsistent with his monastic vows.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott Context