Such a kingdom as this needed only attack from a more solidly organized power to be shattered.
The line, stations, sheds and stores are all solidly built, and the rolling stock is sufficient and of the best quality.
He grabbed her and pulled her toward him, not before catching a lick or two solidly on his aching elbow.
She struggled to mount behind one of the guards shielding her, when an attacker's blow landed solidly against his horse's flank.
The lake freezes usually at the end of December, or in the beginning of January, so solidly that a temporary post-horse station is erected on the ice in the middle of the lake, and it remains frozen till the second half of May.
When the troops landed in England, half clothed and half shod, their leader's conduct of the campaign was at first blamed, but his reputation as a general rests solidly upon these facts, that when Napoleon in person, having nearly 300,000 men in Spain, had stretched forth his hand to seize Portugal and Andalusia, Moore with 30,000, forced him to withdraw it, and follow him to Corunna, escaping at the same time from his grasp. Certainly a notable achievement.
For a few moments the car hung there, the back half solidly on the ground, the front hanging precariously over the cliff.
The car remained solidly in place.
Thus Dominic was at his death able to contemplate his great creation solidly established, and well launched on its career to preach to the whole world.
Within two years the whole area, solidly rebuilt and with widened and straightened streets, showed no traces of the ruin except an appearance superior in all respects to that presented before the fire.
His troops were entrenching themselves solidly in face of the invaders both at Helles and at Anzac, so that his antagonists would be obliged to storm lines of earthworks whenever they should attempt to make further progress.
The tempestuous weather, moreover, created serious damage at most of the landing-places, where solidly constructed jetties were in some instances completely demolished by the seas.
There abound "beautifully laid out gardens, public and private, and solidly constructed roads, some of them bordered with bamboos and other delicately-fronded trees, and fringed with the luxuriant growth of semi-tropical vegetation."
The arrangements for this purpose vary, of course, with the amount of work to be done with one fixing of the machinery; where it is likely to be used for a considerable time, the drum and brake are solidly constructed, and the ropes of steel or iron wire carefully guided over friction rollers, placed at intervals between the rails to prevent them from chafing and wearing out on the ground.
The city is solidly and regularly built, the houses being of stone and the stream that flows through the town being spanned by several stone bridges.
The old Spanish edifices were very solidly constructed of stone, and private residences were provided with iron gates and window guards strong enough to withstand an ordinary assault.
These weirs, if solidly constructed, possess the advantages of simplicity, strength and durability, and require no superintendence.
Notwithstanding that Quebec was almost solidly Roman Catholic the Rouges sternly resisted clerical pressure; they appealed to the courts and had certain elections voided on the ground of undue clerical influence, and at length persuaded the pope to send out a delegate to Canada, through whose inquiry into the circumstances the abuses were checked and the zeal of the ultramontanes restrained.
The support, in the technical sense, must be of stone solidly joined to the table; but, if this support consist of columns, the intervals may be filled with other materials, e.g.
On several occasions between the years 1271 and 1273 the Angevins of Naples, who had great influence in Achaea and Albania and were solidly supported by their allies in the Balkan Peninsula, nearly carried out their project; and in 1274 the opposition of Charles of Anjou came near to compromising the operations of the council of Lyons and ruining the work of Gregory X.
Though many of the spectacular triumphs of the cross in Asia and Africa proved to be evanescent, nevertheless South America stands the impressive memorial of the greatest forward movement in the history of the papacy: a solidly Roman continent.
The architectural remains are solidly in situ, but " Ce sont les Tadjik de 1'Afghanistan qui constituent les trentedeux corps de métier, qui tiennent boutique, expedient les marchandiscs, representent, en un mot, la vie industrielle et commerciale de la nation.
The town is unusually well and solidly built, good stone being obtained near at hand.
A membranaceous carapace separates the Euco piidae from the more solidly invested Lophogastridae.
The city occupies a conspicuous hill, and presents a fine appearance from the sea; it is solidly built of excellent stone.
The remains now visible are an excellent type of the solidly constructed permanent camps of the middle imperial period (about A.D.
No other way out for them is apparent, and it is clear that Edrioaster was not permanently and solidly fixed to the sea-floor.
Remains of what was probably the ancient citadel are still to be seen, consisting of an oblong or oval line of fortification, solidly and regularly built.
If a planet rotates on its axis so rapidly as to have a considerable ellipticity, and if it has satellites revolving very near the plane of the equator, the combined actions of the sun and of the equatorial protuberances may be such that the whole system will rotate almost as if the planes of revolution of the satellites were solidly fixed to the plane of the equator.
Its reasonings were solidly founded on the principle of the relativity of motion.