Miss Lucy was better, she said, but she had been 'terr'ble bad.'
I do believe I'm a-going to be terr'ble happy in my new home.
Tunc igitur possumus dicere quod circuitus terr sub ar equinoctiali est 20,400 milliariorum.
They'll charge them gates to-morrow—there 'll be a terr'ble to do.
Diligenter autem hredes exoro, ne Ecclesias terr su gravent, sed honorent et protegant.
Thanky kindly, mum—but I bain't so terr'ble wrapped up in soup!
"Ay, she be a terr'ble bad sperrit," said Mr. Duney, wagging his head unctuously.
That as is superficies non orbis terr, so it was not a known personification at the time of Homer.
Which is a notion Pliny had long before him: "Quid enim," says he, "aliud est in terr tremor, quam in nube tonitru?"
Imposuerunt omnes sibi diademata post mortem ejus; et multiplicata sunt mala in terr.