an imaginary land with mythical creatures, like the hobbits
in J.R.R. Tolkein's books
Radagast the Brown, one of the five wizards who exist in middle earth, plays a substantial role in the film.
Its mighty machinery was forged and put together, not on middle earth, but either above or below.
Whither, then, is she to go for whom there is no room on middle earth (Note 2), and whose company all men avoid?
If so be, child, I were fain to dwell a season on middle earth.
Is there woman on middle earth this night, Maude, poorer beggar than I, or more bemired?
Those who have once passed its gate and tasted the fruits in that fairy garden have to do with middle earth no more.