“I believe we could make for terra-firma—that means solid ground—if we went to work carefully,” said Warren.
Once on terra-firma, the doctor's view of the case was changed.
We were alongside the wharf by 10.30, and in haste to set foot on terra-firma.
How they jostled about, as if they were afraid they shouldn't get their share of terra-firma!
Those of terra-firma think that there is a god in the heaven, namely, the sun.
I had then never felt so grateful to Providence as I did when I got my feet on terra-firma.
If I could only land on terra-firma,—one side or the other,—I shouldn't much care which.
They chose to stick to terra-firma, and, in consequence, they very nearly stuck fast.
There are two species of three-toed sloths—one inhabiting the swampy lowlands, the other confined to the terra-firma land.
Now is the time to show this Captain Ludlow, how a Frenchman can wind him round his finger, on terra-firma.