1 The sister, Catherine, was a slender, worldly girl of about thirty with a solid sticky bob of red hair and a complexion powdered milky white.
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2 My worldly affairs began to wear a gloomy appearance, and I was pressed for money by more than one creditor.
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3 Of all my worldly possessions I took no more than the few necessaries that filled the bag.
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4 'I apprehend you never supposed my worldly circumstances to be very good,' replied the assistant.
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5 It's not a business-like way of speaking,' said my aunt, 'nor a worldly way.
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6 Very little, sir, I am afraid;' I answered, speaking to him as respectfully and sorrowfully as I felt; 'but pray believe me, I have considered my own worldly position.
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7 I never thought,' proceeded Annie, with a heightened colour, 'of any worldly gain that my husband would bring to me.
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8 He had managed for me, in my absence, with the soundest judgement; and my worldly affairs were prospering.
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9 If it were a common, vulgar, worldly intrigue, they would have left me alone.
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10 During all this difficult time Alexey Alexandrovitch had noticed that his worldly acquaintances, especially women, took a peculiar interest in him and his wife.
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11 The conversation Vassenka had started with Kitty was running on the same lines as on the previous evening, discussing Anna, and whether love is to be put higher than worldly considerations.
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12 His countenance bore as little the marks of self-denial, as his habit indicated contempt of worldly splendour.
13 I was afraid of the bias of those worldly maxims, which she has been too much used to hear.
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14 In a worldly view, he had nothing to gain by being on terms with Sir Walter; nothing to risk by a state of variance.
15 You are safe in all worldly matters, and safe in his character.