What is lowly?

  • (adj): Of low birth or station ('base' is archaic in this sense).
    Synonyms: base, baseborn, humble
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on lowly, lowlys:

Society And Culture Of The Han Dynasty - Social Class - Other Occupations
... The pig-breeder was not seen as a lowly profession if it was merely utilized by a poor scholar to pay for a formal education ... Being a butcher was another lowly occupation, yet there is one case where a butcher became an official during Emperor Gaozu's reign, while Empress He (d ... for the government were also considered to have a lowly status, yet some later became government officials ...
Busytown Mysteries - Episode Titles and Airdates
... Blue-Bottoms" September 29, 2007 Huckle, Lowly and Sally find a mysterious wheel and search for its owner and residents of Busytown find fresh paint on their ... Mystery" October 4, 2007 Huckle and Lowly reunite a lost parrot with its owner and Sally is convinced there's a monster loose in Busytown ... Cake Snatcher" "On the Move" November 11, 2007 Huckle, Lowly and Sally's science project vanishes from inside a locked room and Huckle helps Sally track down her missing scooter ...
Imitation Of Christ - Early Period
... Thou wouldst perhaps be ashamed to imitate a lowly man then at least imitate the lowly God ... includes a well known passage on "at least imitate the lowly God" that confirms the strong Christian tradition of the imitation of Christ around the year 400 ...
Streets Of Laredo (song) - Lyrics
... Got shot in the breast, and I'm dying today." "Oh, beat the drum slowly and play the fife lowly, And play the dead march as you carry me along Take me to the ... clods as they fall." "Then swing your rope slowly and rattle your spurs lowly, And give a wild whoop as you carry me along And in the grave throw me ... We beat the drum slowly and played the fife lowly, And bitterly wept as we bore him along ...
Canopy Glow - Cover Art
... The band borrowed a portion of a painting called Temma on Earth by artist Tim Lowly for use as the cover art for the album ... Tim Lowly is married to pastor Sherrie Lowly from the Chicago church that Anathallo wrote the album in ... Temma, the subject of the painting, is the Lowlys' daughter ...

More definitions of "lowly":

  • (adj): Used of unskilled work (especially domestic work).
    Synonyms: humble, menial
  • (adj): Low or inferior in station or quality.
    Example: "A lowly parish priest"
    Synonyms: humble, low, modest, small

Famous quotes containing the word lowly:

    From the lowly perspective of a dog’s eyes, everyone looks short.
    Chinese proverb.

    A gentleman does not begrudge a lowly person’s trespasses.
    Chinese proverb.

    Man with all his noble qualities, with sympathy which feels for the most debased, with benevolence which extends not only to other men but to the humblest living creature, with his god-like intellect which has penetrated into the movements and constitution of the solar system—with all these exalted powers—man still bears in his bodily frame the indelible stamp of his lowly origin.
    Charles Darwin (1809–1882)