His bearing was majestic, and “the qualities of his mind seemed to raise him above the denizens of this lower world.”
The matter of the lower world is the non-existent and the cause of evil.
So they who went and they who stayed behind parted as those who had but slight hope of ever meeting again in this lower world.
The lower world is that of questions; the upper world is that of answers.
Hitherto he has turned his face longingly to the animal, the pleasures of the lower world have held him fast enchained.
I have given up that hope,” he said; “yea, well-nigh all hopes, for this lower world.
Amor says he shall descend in safety to the lower world, and will find his Eurydice among the peaceful shades.
I am no longer able to serve him in the lower world of household cares.
A Saxon song of victory, written at the time, says, "The lower world was too small to receive the throngs of the enemies slain."
From the foot of this throne flowed the rivers which channeled the lower world.