In one sense, the pupil's witty answer might be given by a large majority of sublunary
I enlarged upon many other topics, which the natural desire of endless life, and sublunary
happiness, could easily furnish me with.
The succeeding week seemed long: it came to an end at last, however, like all sublunary
things, and once more, towards the close of a pleasant autumn day, I found myself afoot on the road to Lowton.
Patiently to earn a spare bare living, and quietly to die, untouched by workhouse hands--this was her highest sublunary
Little Fyne held very solemn views as to the destiny of women on this earth, the nature of our sublunary
love, the obligations of this transient life and so on.
I continued in this thankful frame all the remainder of my time; and the conversation which employed the hours between Friday and me was such as made the three years which we lived there together perfectly and completely happy, if any such thing as complete happiness can be formed in a sublunary
Further, the knowledge that he is Sustainer (not hopelessly separated from the sublunary
sphere by three, or ten, or eighteen thousand intermediaries) permits the worshiper to maintain a direct relationship with Him without resorting to mysticism.
The narrator of the poem hopes to avoid a tearful departure from his mistress and explains to her that their mature, spiritual love can withstand their temporary separation, unlike "dull sublunary
lovers' love" which demands physical presence.
the universe, and for the sublunary
"world" in particular .
18) Such an analysis might suffice for certain instances of animal motion in the sublunary
world, but when applied to the eternal heavenly motion it blurs the distinction between cause and effect beyond recognition, and subjects the motion of the world to a contingency that would be fatal to Aristotle's argument.
Let me start in the middle, where all sublunary
The powerful god-like position of the painter/viewer as "an all-knowing eternity beyond sublunary
change" (95) may be especially true of the representation of the female body.