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And I found, of course, that the nine-year-old is so much easier to enthuse than the worldly-wise and self-obsessed teenager.
They might once have been students themselves but they are now worldly-wise. And not for them the quick fix.
A more well-travelled, worldly-wise and spiritually-tuned Pathwazian returned home after a life-changing Kumbh Mela!
Tuesday The Name of the Rose BBC1 11.50pm Sean Connery stars in this dark medieval mystery as a worldly-wise monk trying to prove a series of murders are not the work of the Devil, but a human killer.
"She's in the market for someone a little older and more worldly-wise," the friend added.
Most readers, be it within UAE or beyond, felt it helps to be worldly-wise and keep one's wits about oneself.
Flaubert, far more worldly-wise than the English lady, was, like her, still unfulfilled.
And as the lovers grow closer despite the difference in their backgrounds and ages, mad revolutionary warriors and ideologues make plots that will eventually trump the best-laid plans of the innocent and destroy the worldly-wise. You feel the desire, the affection, and the menace in these pages along with the rain and heat.
"North East football fans know their stuff and are pretty worldly-wise about betting.
Jessica represents the essence of the Maybelline woman: she is sophisticated, worldly-wise and involved, according to the company.
Surely we are all way too worldly-wise nowadays to take any notice to 'comments made to a foreign newspaper'.
I do not admit that a wrong has been done to these people by the fact that a stronger race, a higher-grade race, a more worldly-wise race to put it that way, has come in and taken their place."