What does the word Earthliness mean?

Usage examples for Earthliness

  1. He was born when the genius of Goethe was at its height; his mother had absorbed the frank earthliness, the sane and massive Paganism, of the Roman elegies, and Heine's ideals in all things, whether he would or not, were always Hellenic- using that word in the large sense in which Heine himself used it- even while he was the first in rank and the last in time of the Romantic poets of Germany. – The Prose Writings of Heinrich Heine by Heinrich Heine