His tone was a firm statement that instructions would be followed henceforth.
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.
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.
His features were firm and chiseled.
We wanted a firm economy, reasonable real estate costs, and a good school system.
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.
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.
Dolokhov lowered his head to the snow, greedily bit at it, again raised his head, adjusted himself, drew in his legs and sat up, seeking a firm center of gravity.
But he went with the firm intention of letting her and her parents feel that the childish relations between himself and Natasha could not be binding either on her or on him.
At that very time Prince Andrew was sitting with Pierre and telling him of his love for Natasha and his firm resolve to make her his wife.
Natasha sat easily and confidently on her black Arabchik and reined him in without effort with a firm hand.
Soon after the Christmas holidays Nicholas told his mother of his love for Sonya and of his firm resolve to marry her.
He drove to the Karagins' with the firm intention of proposing.
To us it is incomprehensible that millions of Christian men killed and tortured each other either because Napoleon was ambitious or Alexander was firm, or because England's policy was astute or the Duke of Oldenburg wronged.
"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:
Twelve sharpshooters with muskets stepped out of the ranks with a firm regular tread and halted eight paces from the post.
He could not have said by what standard he judged what he should or should not do, but the standard was quite firm and definite in his own mind.
"A diary, Nicholas," she replied, handing him a blue exercise book filled with her firm, bold writing.
We had firm footing on which to struggle forward.
She held firm and didn't reveal anything but she was hesitant to lie directly.
They dated in college, parted ways mutually, and ended up working for the same financial planning firm in Virginia.
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.
Every inch of her was firm from working outside, and the tan simply put a finishing touch to all of it.
Her aristocratic features were strong and firm, her eyes the color of spring, circled by silver.
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.
I felt absolutely alone, cut off from my friends and the firm earth.
The peasants in the crowd were similarly impressed when they saw Rostov's rapid, firm steps and resolute, frowning face.
The law student now had a secure job with the firm and any future episodes of embezzlement had been discouraged.
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.
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.
On Konovnitsyn's handsome, resolute face with cheeks flushed by fever, there still remained for an instant a faraway dreamy expression remote from present affairs, but then he suddenly started and his face assumed its habitual calm and firm appearance.
She responds quickly to the gentle pressure of affection, the pat of approval, the jerk of impatience, the firm motion of command, and to the many other variations of the almost infinite language of the feelings; and she has become so expert in interpreting this unconscious language of the emotions that she is often able to divine our very thoughts.
These are all very firm fish, and weigh more than their size promises.
"One thing I ask of your excellency," Dolokhov said in his firm, ringing, deliberate voice.
Bagration, a gaunt middle-aged man of medium height with a firm, impassive face of Oriental type, came out after the commander-in-chief.
Weyrother met all objections with a firm and contemptuous smile, evidently prepared beforehand to meet all objections be they what they might.
But go with the firm intention of killing your man as quickly and surely as possible, and then all will be right, as our bear huntsman at Kostroma used to tell me.