, although often used as a close synonym of
, now esp. stresses the commonplace or practical aspects of life to return to mundane matters after a flight of fancy
implies reference to the material concerns or pursuits of humankind and is chiefly contrasted with spiritual worldly wisdom
, having as its opposite celestial (both Latin-derived parallels of the preceding terms), has special application in formal and scientific usage terrestrial magnetism
is applied to that which belongs to the earth or to the present life and is chiefly contrasted with heavenly earthly pleasures
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It seems, however, that as time went on some of them acquired a more extended character; thus Ba'al and Astarte assumed celestial attributes in addition to their earthly ones, and the Tyrian Melqarth combined a celestial with a marine aspect.'
In her thoughts of marriage Princess Mary dreamed of happiness and of children, but her strongest, most deeply hidden longing was for earthly love.
Amongst all the people it is believed that the spirits of the dead are able to revisit the scenes of their earthly life.
The first king and his six successors are known as the seven celestial khri; the next series consists of six kings known as the earthly legs; and they were followed by eight terrestrial lde.
But it is clear that by the time this chapter was penned it was believed that no man could attain to happiness in the hereafter if he had not been upright, just and charitable in his earthly existence.