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The Aeneid
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  • From this coarse mixture of terrestrial parts, Desire and fear by turns possess their hearts, And grief, and joy; nor can the groveling mind, In the dark dungeon of the limbs confin’d, Assert the native skies, or own its heav’nly kind: Nor death itself can wholly wash their stains; But long-contracted filth ev’n in the soul remains.
  • ""O father, can it be, that souls sublime Return to visit our terrestrial clime, And that the gen’rous mind, releas’d by death, Can covet lazy limbs and mortal breath?"

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  • Unless we’ve launched some kind of classified aircraft, no way this thing is terrestrial."
    Rick Yancey  --  The 5th Wave
  • My own pessimism, my insecurity, was a more terrestrial affair.
    V.S. Naipaul  --  A Bend in the River

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