interest and commercial speculation entered largely into the views of other settlers, but the commands of conscience were the only stimulus to the emigrants from Leyden.
Even my wishes of worldly
success were almost dead within me.
I told you that it was not for my worldly
advantage or pleasure I was leaving you.
O yes; if it is for your happiness and worldly
It was entirely from worldly
vanity that you destined him for the Church: with a family of three sons and four daughters, you were not warranted in devoting money to an expensive education which has succeeded in nothing but in giving him extravagant idle habits.
Of course, we both applauded our mother's resolution; Mary cleared away the breakfast things; I brought the desk; the letter was quickly written and despatched; and, from that day, we heard no more of our grandfather, till we saw his death announced in the newspaper a considerable time after--all his worldly
possessions, of course, being left to our wealthy unknown cousins.
Those are what young men box each other with," said Bertha, with a conscious air of superior worldly
wisdom may force them into widely different ways of life; worldly
wisdom may delude them, or may make them delude themselves, into contracting an earthly and a fallible union.
The person reading was a trifle different; one would have said of him that he was of the world, worldly
, albeit there was that in his attire which attested a certain fellowship with the organisms of his environment.
There was a monk, a worldly
man, fond of dress, fond of hunting, fond of a good dinner; and a friar even more worldly
You are right, I dare say, from the worldly
point of view.
For the worldly
prosperity which he sought, however, Bacon was obliged to wait until the accession of King James, after which his rise was rapid.
The Grasshopper sat without on a green bank, and reflected on worldly
things; and he said too, "Yes, a fine exterior is everything--a fine exterior is what people care about.
prudence, perhaps, exacts some consideration on this head; nor will I absolutely and altogether condemn it.
But words cannot describe the feelings of his admirable mother, when she learned, very shortly after her noble husband's demise, that her son was a member of several worldly
clubs, had lost largely at play at Wattier's and the Cocoa Tree; that he had raised money on post- obits, and encumbered the family estate; that he drove four-in-hand, and patronised the ring; and that he actually had an opera-box, where he entertained the most dangerous bachelor company.