Percolation is a slow process in the hard head of the worldly-wise.
Then this by Hogarth is entirely wise and right; but worldly-wise, not divine.
Johnny seemed much more expert and worldly-wise than either of us.
They were all dirty and ragged, and the faces of many were old and worldly-wise.
Most of these worldly-wise counsels were not given directly to Jennie.