Definition of Earthlinesses
1. earthliness [n] - See also: earthliness
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Literary usage of Earthlinesses
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A year's ministry by Alexander Maclaren (1884)
"... if you go to look for Him, while you wish to hold on by all the habitudes and earthlinesses of your past, you will never find Him. ..."
2. ... Select Notes on the International Sunday School Lessons by Adolphus Frederick Schauffler (1881)
"In that heaven beyond the grave, though love remains, yet all the mere earthlinesses of human relationship are superseded and transfigured. — Farrar. ..."
3. Turkish Life and Character by Walter Thornbury (1860)
"These earthlinesses do not always indicate an absence of feeling," said I, laughing, " for we may be broken-hearted for the boy we have lost, ..."
4. The Destiny of the Soul: A Critical History of the Doctrine of a Future Life by William Rounseville Alger (1889)
"Among a people prevailingly given over to these earthlinesses, faith in the transcendent verities of religion perforce dies out. In the long run the supreme ..."
5. Memorials of the Life and Letters of Major-General Sir Herbert B. Edwardes by Sir Herbert Benjamin Edwardes (1886)
"... on the other side of the stream—when all the pettinesses and earthlinesses that fetter and embitter the intercourse of friends here will be swept away, ..."