You need not think that because we chanced to be born of the same parents, I shall suffer you to fasten me down by even the feeblest claim: I can tell you this — if the whole human race, ourselves excepted, were swept away, and we two stood alone on the earth, I would leave you in the old world, and betake myself to the new.
From a flowery arch at the bottom of my garden I gazed over the sea — bluer than the sky: the old world was beyond; clear prospects opened thus:— " ’Go,’ said Hope, ’and live again in Europe: there it is not known what a sullied name you bear, nor what a filthy burden is bound to you.
There are no more uses of "Old World" in the book.
Show samples from other sources
You got a problem with an Old World Umber patois?
Neal Shusterman -- Unwind
If we had been back in the old world, in the World Before, I would have called an ambulance despite the fact that he had attacked my mom.