He lifted her and placed her on a firm bed.
He kept his voice firm and cold, unwilling to give on either point.
Between times we made plans for a trip to Iowa where I'd meet my in-laws for the first time and we'd firm up plans for our October wedding, to be held on Betsy's home turf.
Rob boldly looked her up and down, his handshake firm and lingering.
We wanted a firm economy, reasonable real estate costs, and a good school system.
He didn't sit on her and when he leaned forward to trap her wrists, he was gentle but firm about it.
He reached the edge of the tall roof, stepped one foot out into the air, and walked into space as calmly as if he were on firm ground.
He was a very handsome young man, of medium height, with firm, clearcut features.
What sweets are we going to have? and Natasha's voice sounded still more firm and resolute.
"Well then, take me and execute me!" he went on, speaking to himself and bowing his head with a sad but firm expression.
He suddenly frowned, as if blaming himself for his weakness, and raising his head addressed Michaud in a firm voice:
When he heard these words and saw the expression of firm resolution in the Emperor's eyes, Michaud--quoique etranger, russe de coeur et d'ame-- at that solemn moment felt himself enraptured by all that he had heard (as he used afterwards to say), and gave expression to his own feelings and those of the Russian people whose representative he considered himself to be, in the following words:
After seven years of marriage Pierre had the joyous and firm consciousness that he was not a bad man, and he felt this because he saw himself reflected in his wife.
"A diary, Nicholas," she replied, handing him a blue exercise book filled with her firm, bold writing.
They dated in college, parted ways mutually, and ended up working for the same financial planning firm in Virginia.
His features were firm and chiseled.
"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.
It doesn't take much ice to give you a bomber, a firm hold, provide you set your angle right.
He assumed she was somewhat older than he, but her body parts were firm and functional and he cared little about the model year of the equipment.
Cynthia Byrne's breasts stood firm against the lacy fabric covering them and he draped a towel across her chest as he struggled to unhook her bra from beneath her comatose body.
With no firm plan of action emerging with the morning sun, Dean scooted out of the house early, not yet ready to discuss matters with Fred O'Connor.
If you must know, Ethel couldn't make it to the service and thought the firm should be represented.
Her voice sounded calm but firm, a hint of coldness he'd not heard before.
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.
Though his eyes were closed against the light, Taran traced his fingers over her firm features, down her neck, shoulder, and to the bandaged arm.
Every inch of her was firm from working outside, and the tan simply put a finishing touch to all of it.
His tone was a firm statement that instructions would be followed henceforth.
A wave of homesickness engulfed her, and she struggled back to the firm ground of reality.
Her aristocratic features were strong and firm, her eyes the color of spring, circled by silver.
I felt absolutely alone, cut off from my friends and the firm earth.
The law student now had a secure job with the firm and any future episodes of embezzlement had been discouraged.
He watched as she stripped off the tunic to reveal a muscular, firm back.
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.
His grip was warm and firm, as it had been the day he prevented her from falling on her face in front of Romas's relations.
The peasants in the crowd were similarly impressed when they saw Rostov's rapid, firm steps and resolute, frowning face.
The stout man rose, frowned, shrugged his shoulders, and evidently trying to appear firm began to pull on his jacket without looking about him, but suddenly his lips trembled and he began to cry, in the way full-blooded grown-up men cry, though angry with himself for doing so.
Two valets rapidly dressed His Majesty, and wearing the blue uniform of the Guards he went with firm quick steps to the reception room.
Be so good as to ride to General Barclay and inform him of my firm intention to attack the enemy tomorrow, said Kutuzov sternly.
The abbe, a well-fed man with a plump, clean-shaven chin, a pleasant firm mouth, and white hands meekly folded on his knees, sat close to Helene and, with a subtle smile on his lips and a peaceful look of delight at her beauty, occasionally glanced at her face as he explained his opinion on the subject.
"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.
Twelve sharpshooters with muskets stepped out of the ranks with a firm regular tread and halted eight paces from the post.