Usage examples for otherworldliness

  1. But how far this ancient religious Medium can go in the spirit- world, and how honest he might be in his otherworldliness, let those say who have experience in spookery and table- rapping. – The Book of Khalid by Ameen Rihani
  2. Sometimes coming home from his day's work Amos Adams would drop in for a chat with the tired teacher, and he refreshed her curiously with his quiet manner and his unsure otherworldliness, and his tough, unyielding optimism. – In the Heart of a Fool by William Allen White
  3. Enthusiasts may, according to their tastes, laud the poet of Byronic worldliness or of Shelleyan otherworldliness. – The Poet's Poet by Elizabeth Atkins
  4. In the marriage of his father and mother, delight in the senses, absorption in the turbulence of human passions, is likely to meet complete otherworldliness and unusual spiritual sensitiveness. – The Poet's Poet by Elizabeth Atkins
  5. Much modern poetry is written for such readers, for men and women whose minds are sensitive to intricate emotional experience, who can and do respond to otherworldliness, to the subtly romantic, the finely aesthetic, and the intricately ideal. – Definitions by Henry Seidel Canby
  6. How well I remember the way in which, again and again, tea over and our pipes lighted, he would curl himself up in one of his or my own big chairs and discuss questions of interest to us both with a far- away look in his eyes altogether suggestive of a genuine otherworldliness! – Letters to His Friends by Forbes Robinson
  7. Botticelli's figures seldom have any weight; they drift about as if walking on air, giving a delightful feeling of otherworldliness. – The Practice and Science Of Drawing by Harold Speed