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`I'll be glad to get my feet back on terra firma again," he said through gritted teeth. CODE BREAKER (2002)There's lamb and lynx and lion, Yet no fowl and no fish, either, Left on my terra firma. BEHINDLINGS (2002)Turner was restuffing his pipe now, comfortably, like a man on familiar territory, a man with his feet on terra firma. THE SCAR (2002)
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