, 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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In her thoughts of marriage Princess Mary dreamed of happiness and of children, but her strongest, most deeply hidden longing was for earthly love.
(1058-1060 declared that Jesus had conferred on Peter the control (jura) of an earthly as well as of a heavenly empire; and this phrase was embodied in the canon law.
As all earthly fire was thought to have come from heaven, Hephaestus has been identified with the lightning.
Yet even in earthly matters I believe that ' the invisible things of Him from the creation of the world are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made, even His eternal power and Godhead'; and I have never seen anything incompatible between those things of man which can be known by the spirit of man which is within him and those higher things concerning his future, which he cannot know by that spirit."