I can talk, Alex said, his voice still firm but gentle.
She struggled, but his grip was firm - and then he released her.
I slowly opened one eye with the firm intent to tell him to get lost.
If it goes off for any reason, I'll be at your throat with a knife, truce be damned, Damian said in a low, firm voice.
"That we knew," Sasha said with a firm nod.
Her hands ceased quivering as she ran them across his chest, over his firm shoulders and shapely arms before returning to his chest.
They were firm in their conviction.
He rose and began pacing the room as Dean stopped by and proceeded to bend Dean's ear how this was the day he and Paulette were to receive a firm offer on the Lucky Pup property.
The firm assertion of Darkyn's mate that she bore no one ill-will made more sense when he understood why she said it.
Never would she have thought that a push up bra was necessary with ample firm breasts, but they swelled from the bra in a way that was smooth and attractive.
"She knows not to drink," was the firm response.
The sound of waves rushing the shore and the firm sand beneath his feet indicated its location a few yards from them.
It might take all three sisters to rein her in, if even their hands were firm enough.
"By the way," Cynthia said, in a firm tone, "I believe I'm due an explanation from you."
"About leaving the firm," Gerald said.
His features were chiseled, masculine and firm, his brow low and slashed with two dark eyebrows.
The words were faint but firm in the same tone Katie had taken with him in the dreamland.
I'm not lying when I say there is no firm proof that your husband's death was anything more than an accidental drowning— that's what the overwhelming evidence shows.
Reaching high and taking a firm grip on the rope, she lifted herself, clamping the rope between her knees and letting her feet rest on the piece of broomstick.
The firm words came from the Healer, not the Oracle, who smiled in agreement.
He watched as she stripped off the tunic to reveal a muscular, firm back.
He didn't sit on her and when he leaned forward to trap her wrists, he was gentle but firm about it.
A wave of homesickness engulfed her, and she struggled back to the firm ground of reality.
He lifted her and placed her on a firm bed.
Although this "much-abused prelate," as Lecky calls him, was a firm supporter of the English government in Ireland, he was far from being a man of tyrannical or intolerant disposition.
The horse had stopped short, and stood firm as a rock.
Thanks to Jenner, Nelmes, Blossom, and Phipps (which sounds like a rather odd law firm), today we have the word "vaccine."
He had steered through many a storm with firm hand and sea-wise eye.
Where now firm open fields stretch from the village to the woods, it then ran through a maple swamp on a foundation of logs, the remnants of which, doubtless, still underlie the present dusty highway, from the Stratton, now the Alms-House Farm, to Brister's Hill.
"Oh, so that is Vereshchagin!" said Pierre, looking at the firm, calm face of the old man and seeking any indication of his being a traitor.